Cornell “Scott” Shively

December 03, 1982 ‒ November 05, 2017

Delaware, Ohio

Cornell “Scott” Shively, 34, of Delaware, lost his 7 year battle with brain cancer on Sunday, November 5, 2017, surrounded by his family at Kobacker House in Columbus.

Scott was born on December 3, 1982 in Delaware to Richard and Anita (Cornell) Shively.  He graduated from Delaware Hayes in 2001, where he excelled at soccer and as a kicker in football.  After high school, he attended Bowling Green State University and the Ohio State University.  Scott loved sports, computers and music.  He enjoyed golfing and fishing with friends.  Music was his passion.  He especially enjoyed playing the guitar and drums.  Scott was a gifted drummer and enjoyed playing for hours, with  the various bands that he belonged to.

Scott is preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Rosemary Shively, his maternal grandfather, Jerry Cornell and his uncle, Mike Cornell.

He will be sadly missed by his parents; sister, Lindsay (Josh) Lewis; maternal grandmother, Joan Cornell; paternal grandfather, Carl Shively; many aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and his beloved dog, Rylynn.

Calling hours will be on Thursday, November 9, 2017 from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Snyder Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Drive, Delaware, where the funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m., on Friday, November, 10, 2017, with the Rev. Deb Patterson, pastor of First Presbyterian Church, Delaware,  officiating.  Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery, Delaware.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that contributions be made in Scott’s memory to: Ohio Health Hospice, 180 East Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43205.

The Snyder Rodman Funeral Center, Delaware, is honored to serve the Shively family.

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  • So sorry to hear about the passing of Scott. My thoughts and prayers to the family. In spite of all of life’s challenges, Scott was always upbeat when I talked with him. It was inspiring to say the least.

  • My heart just breaks. Words cannot and do not properly convey my sadness for your loss…..and yet I try. May you find solace in all who surround and comfort you by thought, word and deed.

  • Losing a child at any age is a parent’s worst nightmare. To watch your child fight a battle he cannot win only exacerbates the feeling of helplessness.
    As raw as your emotions are now, relish the fact that Scott is at peace. Lean on the strength of your family and friends so that you too, will find peace and heal.

    Steve & Lenni Wilson,
    Scottsdale AZ

  • So very sorry for your loss 🙁
    Lifting family and friends very much in my thoughts and prayers.

  • We are so very sorry to hear of Scott’s passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Sorry to here of your loss I know what it is like to lose a son you are all in my prayers and thoughts . Brenda Ramey

  • Shive, Anita, and Lindsay
    I was sorry to hear about Scotty. I remember him as a nice young man with that spark of ornery in his eye. Please accept my heart felt condolences.

  • You & your family are in our thoughts & prayers. May you find peace in the many good memories of Scott. Hugs from the Somerlots

  • We are so sorry for the loss of your son. We can’t imagine the pain… Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. May our Lord hold you tight and bring the comfort and peace that only He can give.

    Steve and Cheryl (Ulery) Chapman

  • I’m so very sorry, and wish you folks peace and perseverance in dealing with this. Please accept our sincere condolences. We’re praying for you all.

  • Dick and Anita,
    I just received the news of Scotts passing. Im so sorry for the loss of your Son.
    Im at a loss for words.Please know though that Scottys suffering is over and he is at peace in the Lords love.Your in my prayers and i ask that the lord comforts your hearts in this time of sorrow and grief. May God keep you strong.

  • So so sorry to hear of this, Know that you all are loved and hope you feel gods arms around you at this time of loss . Will keep you in our hearts and prayers !
    Margie Hough(Watts)