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Sumpter Davis Cornwell, Jr
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Birth: Jan. 15, 1917
Rock Hill
York County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Mar. 23, 1996
South Carolina, USA

Rock Hill--Mr. Sumpter Davis Cornwell, Jr., 79, of 1225 Reese Roach Road, died March 23, 1996 at Piedmont Medical Center.

Born January 15, 1917 in Rock Hill, he was the son of Sumpter Davis and Eva Campbell Cornwell. Mr. Cornwell was a member of the First A. R. P. Church where he was a deacon, former president of the Men's Bible Class, and a former assistant Boy Scout leader. He retired from Rock Hill Painting and Finishing after 52 years of service. He was also a member of the Elks Club.

Burial will be held today at 2 p.m. from the Laurelwood Cemetery and followed by a memorial service at the First A. R. P. church with the Rev. Bob Elliott and the Rev. Ken Jones officiating.

Mr. Cornwell is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ruby Edwards Cornwell, two sons, Mr. Richard Cornwell, Sr., of Hendersonville, NC and Mr. S. D. "Sonny" Cornwell III of Rock Hill. two daughters, Mrs. Becky May of Soddy-Daisy, Tenn. and Mrs. Barbara Loflin of Rock Hill; brother Mr. Billy C. Cornwell, Sr. of Rock Hill, sister, Mrs. Rebecca "Beck" Russell of Rock Hill--nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

The family is at the home of Ray and Barbara Loflin, 3124 Doncaster. Cauthen Funeral Home is in charge. 
 
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 Parents:
  Sumpter Davis Cornwell (1895 - 1973)
  Eva Campbell Cornwell (1890 - 1974)
 
 Spouse:
  Ruby Edwards Cornwell (1918 - 2011)
 
 Children:
  Sumpter Davis Cornwell (1941 - 2013)*
  Richard Edwards Cornwell (1943 - 2005)*
 
 Sibling:
  Sumpter Davis Cornwell (1917 - 1996)
  Rebecca Cornwell Russell (1919 - 1997)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Laurelwood Cemetery
Rock Hill
York County
South Carolina, USA
Plot: Section 14, lot 1, D
 
Created by: Cindy Cornwell McCachern
Record added: Mar 04, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49062562
Sumpter Davis Cornwell, Jr
Added by: Rick and Kathy Wright
 
Sumpter Davis Cornwell, Jr
Added by: Rick and Kathy Wright
 
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- Rick and Kathy Wright
 Added: Jul. 24, 2010
 
 
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