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John F. Cornelius

August 2, 2021

Clayton- John F. Cornelius was born January 21, 1944 in Bradford, PA and went to be with God on August 2nd 2021, at Wake Med in Raleigh, NC.

John served in the Airforce as an airplane mechanic and later in life worked as a movie projectionist and sign designer, running his own company on the Outer Banks, for over 25 years. Lastly, John worked for the NC Ferry System in Hatteras, NC where he later retired from.

John is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Carol J. Cornelius, his son Christopher M. Cornelius, daughter in law Martina Cornelius and grandson Jayden C. Cornelius of Clayton, NC.

The family will honor John’s plans for cremation and there are no services planned at this time. Expressions of sympathy and comfort are welcome via the on-line register at Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.