Ronnie Cornett, 77, of Syracuse, IN passed away at 11:07 a.m. on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at Miller’s Merry Manor in Syracuse. He was born on April 11, 1943 in Carrie, KY to Lawrence & Dallie (Salients) Cornett.
He grew up in Kentucky and attend public schools there. He was married on March 20, 1965 to Beverly Ann Grove who preceded him on February 28, 2009. He retired from Walker Manufacturing in Ligonier and formerly worked at Kendallville Foundry for 20 years. He lived most of his life in Rome City area until moving to Syracuse 3 years ago. He was raised in the Baptist Church.
He is survived by:
Daughter – Wendy McKinley of Syracuse
Son – Lawrence “Lonnie” (Laura) Cornett of Huron, OH
7 Grand - Cory, Zakerey, Keylah, Alysha, Benjamin, Jacob, and Kathrine
7 Gt. Grandchildren
Sister – Wilma Sue Cornett of Kendallville
2 Half Sisters – Faye Fowler of Auburn and Alice Hall of KY
Half Brother – Rayburn Cornett of KY
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, and 3 brothers – Carroll “Buster”, Victor, and Brode Cornett.
Cremation will take place at Cremation Services of Kosciusko County, 4356 N. St. Rd. 15, Warsaw, IN. A private graveside service will be in the Mt. Pisagh Cemetery in Stroh, IN. Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse, IN is in charge of arrangements.
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