|Birth: ||Aug. 23, 1937|
|Death: ||Jun. 12, 2009|
Roland "Butter" Cornelius, 71, died Friday, June 12, 2009, at his home in Garden City.
He was born Aug. 23, 1937, in Kingman, to Ray and LaVonne Swingle Cornelius.
A Garden City resident since 1963, moving from Zenda, Mr. Cornelius was a retired meat cutter for Safeway. He was a member of the Methodist Church of Zenda and was an avid fisherman.
On July 27, 1958, he married Dixie Lee Plush in Kingman. She survives. Other survivors include a son, Rocky Cornelius of Garden City; a daughter, Tammy Kells of Garden City; a grandson; three granddaughters; and two great-grandsons. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother and one sister.
Funeral was at 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 16, 2009, at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Garden City, with the Rev. David Bell officiating. Burial at Valley View Cemetery in Garden City.
Visitation was until 8 on Monday, June 15, 2009, and 10 a.m. to service time Tuesday, June 16, 2009, at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent at www.priceandsons.com. Memorials are suggested to Home Medical Services of Garden City, in care of the funeral home, 620 N. Main St., Garden City, KS 678
Garden City Telegram 6/15/09
Lavaughn Swingle Cornelius (1910 - 2004)
Wayne Lee Cornelius (1931 - 1980)*
Virginia L Brown (1934 - 2009)*
Roland Cornelius (1937 - 2009)
Valley View Cemetery
Maintained by: Denny Jackson
Originally Created by: C.L. Panagopulos
Record added: Jun 16, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38421830