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Robert C. "Corny" Cornelius

July 31, 1947 ~ March 3, 2022 (age 74)

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Robert Charles “Corny” Cornelius Jr., 74, of Sumter, SC, formerly of Steubenville, OH, passed away Thursday, surrounded by his family. He was born July 31, 1947 in Steubenville to the late Robert Charles Sr. and Mary Frances Heatherington Cornelius.

Bobby graduated from Steubenville Big Red in 1965 and Bethany College in 1969. He became a teacher at Harding Junior High for 30 years retiring in 1999. Corny was a student athletic trainer starting in 1962 and retired in 2012 after a 50 year career. He was well respected by students and teachers.

Survived by his wife Cassandra (Sandy) Fabian Cornelius, whom he married August 17, 1973; One daughter Gina (David) Wright and of Sumter, SC; Grandchildren Hayden, Isabella and grand dog Bentley. One sister; Sharon Cornelius Hannan and her children Brian Peckens and family and Colleen Peckens. Sister-in-law Mary Ann Ruckman. Numerous nieces and nephews, extended family and friends and Big Red Nation.

Calling hours will be Wednesday from 4-7 pm at the Mosti Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, 4435 Sunset Blvd., Steubenville. Burial will be private and at a later date.

Memorial donations may be made to Big Red Booster Club, 611 N. 4th Street Steubenville, OH 43952 or First Westminster Presbyterian Church 235 N. 4th St, Steubenville, OH 43952.

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March 9, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Mosti Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel
4435 Sunset Boulevard
Steubenville, OH 43952

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