Roy Corns

August 07, 1937 ‒ July 20, 2020

Mount Gilead, Ohio

MT. GILEAD: Roy Corns passed away Monday, July 20, 2020 from Knox Community Hospital. He was 82.

He was born August 7, 1937 in Russel County Virginia to parents Roy L. & Nellie (Boyd) Corns. Roy worked as a truck driver for over 25 years.

He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years Della Corns; children Timothy Corns, Donna (Steve) Delp, Lesia (Rodney) Summerfield, Denice (Mike) Smith and Steven Corns; grandchildren Ronnie Keen, Anthony Keen, Crystal Kraft, Garron Morgan, Michael Smith and Whitley Smith; numerous great-grandchildren; siblings Ellen Carello and Martha Womack; in-laws Ruby Griffith, Doug Compton, Alice Anderson and Cecil Compton.

In addition to his parents, Roy was preceded in death by siblings Margaret Hale, Frasier Corns and Truel Corns; sister-in-law Edith Ray.

His family will receive friends 6-8 pm Thursday, July 23, 2020 in North Woodbury Freewill Baptist Church where his funeral service will be held Friday at 11 am. Pastor Rob Ratcliff will officiate. Burial will follow in Shauck Cemetery.

Roy did not want flowers so in lieu of flowers, contributions to assist the family with the final expenses can be made out to Snyder Funeral Home.

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  • Sending prayers & love to all of you my heart goes out to Della & all you kids grandkids & grandkids & all the family.