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Tomy W. Cornwell

May 30, 1937 ~ September 9, 2023 (age 86) 86 Years Old

Obituary

 Tomy W. Cornwell, 86 of Findlay, Ohio passed away on Saturday, September 9, 2023 with his family by his side.  He was born in Findlay on May 30, 1937 to the late William Daniel Cornwell Sr., and Margaret (Moslić) Cornwell. He married Donna L. Bonham on June 17, 1960 at the Findlay Grace Brethren Church and she preceded him in death on October 25, 2021. He was also preceded in death by his brother, William Cornwell Jr. (Ruth), and his sister, Marlene (James) Keyes.

Tomy is survived by two sons, Steven W. (Jonnica) Cornwell, David M. (Kathy) Cornwell, and a daughter, Kellie L. (James) Zapf.  Also surviving are 15 grandchildren; Brooke (Chris) Thompson, Paige (Zach) Ward, Hughe (Katie) Perry, Marco Zapf, Jonathyn (Paige) Zapf, Jalyss (James) Zapfletts, Jacelyn (David) Granda-Zapf, Jaidyn Zapf, Josiah Zapf, Jeremiah Zapf, Olivia Cornwell, Parker (Jeannette) Cornwell, Abigail (Aaron) Iffland, Ella Cornwell, Isaac Cornwell; and 22 great-grandchildren; Wrehn, Reese, Lexi, Rossi, Blaire, Christian, Alexzander, Aubrey, Jennifer, Tobias, Santiago, Seneca, Bailey, Noa, Marie, Jedidiah, Gravenor, Charles, Nika, Jerusha, August, and Adelynne.


Tomy was an elder for many years at the Findlay Grace Brethren Church, and enjoyed being the song leader for decades. His passion for his faith was obvious to everyone who knew him. He was an avid photographer, chronicling the lives of those he loved. Tomy worked as an engineer at Hancock Brick and Tile, and Hyway Concrete Pipe, and retired from Kohls Distribution Center. 

 

Visitation for family and friends will be from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon on Thursday, September 14, 2023 at Kirkpatrick-Behnke Funeral Home, 500 Lima Avenue, Findlay, Ohio 45804, with a funeral service following, at noon. Tomy’s grandson Parker Cornwell will officiate. Burial will be in Knollcrest Gardens, near Arcadia, Ohio.

 

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Manor at Greendale Memory Care Unit, 2101 Greendale Avenue, Findlay, Ohio 45840.

Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.kirkpatrickbehnke.com.

 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
September 14, 2023

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Kirkpatrick-Behnke Funeral Home
500 Lima Ave.
Findlay, OH 45840

Funeral Service
Thursday
September 14, 2023

12:00 PM
Kirkpatrick-Behnke Funeral Home
500 Lima Ave.
Findlay, OH 45840

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