Roy Edwin Cornett, 81, of Lily, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at Oak Tree Hospital. He was retired from the U.S. Air Force.
Born Aug. 29, 1931, in Gilly, he was the son of the late Finley and Cornelia Cornett. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Dennis Cornett.
Survivors include his loving wife of almost 58 years, Grace Cornett; daughter, Denise Carroll and husband Darrell, of Lily; son, Larry Cornett, of Lily; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren, as well as other relatives and many friends to mourn his passing.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, in the Hart Funeral Home Chapel with Robert King officiating. Burial will follow in Locust Grove Cemetery with full military rites by the D.A.V. Chapters 158 & 66.
The family of Roy Cornett will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Hart Funeral Home, Inc., located at 1011 Master Street in Corbin.