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Noah Edgar Cornell, Sr.
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Obituary for Noah Edgar Cornell, Sr.

NOAH EDGAR CORNELL SR., 84, of Springfield, passed away in his residence, surrounded by his loving family, on Friday morning, May 26, 2017. He was born in Octa, Ohio on March 20, 1933, the son of the late George E. and Carrie Ethel (Hunt) Cornell. Noah retired from the U.S. Army after proudly serving his country for 23 years, serving in both the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Marion L. (McGhee) Cornell; nine children, Col. Jerry Lee (Mary) Cornell of Hawaii, Debra (Richard) Norman of Columbus, GA, John (Johnett) Cornell of Milledgeville, GA, Tammy (Mike) Parker of Mooresboro, NC, Robin Ann Cornell of Columbus, GA, Brenda (Jamie) Hardick of Summerville, SC, Randy (Carol Jean) Cornell of Malvern, AL, Ronald Cornell of Arizona, and Noah Edgar (Carol) Cornell Jr. of Rock Hill, SC; two step-children, Sheila Cornell of Michigan and John (Lori) Cornell of Cincinnati; and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. Also surviving are four sisters, Chloie E. (James) Miller, Lula Belle Black, Betty Jo (Cecil) Wilson, and Shirley (Terry) Wead; brothers, Walter M. (Sandy) Cornell and Marvin (Nancy) Cornell; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by four sisters, Agnes M. White, Barbara E. Kreig, Catherine Burba, and Sylvia Whitaker; two brothers, Cecil W. Cornell and Frank E. Cornell; and a step-daughter, Rhonda Cornell. A gathering of family and friends will be held from 2-5 p.m. Monday in the LITTLETON & RUE FUNERAL HOME as well as one hour prior to the funeral service, which will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home with his nephew, Jeff Kreig officiating. Burial with military honors will be in Rose Hill Burial Park.

Funeral Home:
Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory
830 N. Limestone St.
Springfield, OH
US 45503


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Visitation

Monday

29

May

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory

830 N. Limestone St.
Springfield, OH 45503

Visitation

Tuesday

30

May

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory

830 N. Limestone St.
Springfield, OH 45503

Service

Tuesday

30

May

2:00 PM
Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory

830 N. Limestone St.
Springfield, OH 45503

Cemetery Details

Location

Rose Hill Burial Park

4781 So Charleston Road
South Charleston, OH 45368

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