Mr. Walter I. Cornealy, age 96, of Middleburg, Florida passed away on Dec. 7, 2019 at Upstate Community Hospice Home, Landrun, S.C. He is survived by his daughter, Janice C. Brummett of Moore, S.C.; his son, Carl L. Cornealy of Jacksonville, Fla.; his step-son, Max A. Walker of Jacksonville, Fla.: his grandsons, Jason T. Brummett of Belmont, N.C. and Kevin W. Brummett of Houston, Texas; his sister, Eleanor C. Young of Oqunquit, Me.; as well as by 6 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. His wife of 61 years, Adeline Williams Cornealy, passed away in 2007 and his step-daughter, Rhonda G. Holt, passed away in 2012. Born in Kennebunkport, Me. in 1923, he served in the U.S. Navy for the entirety of WW II and then worked in Federal Civil Service at NAS Jacksonville for over 30 years before retiring to enjoy travel, golf and gardening. He was an active member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Jacksonville, Fl., Orange Park and Starke, Fla. of over 60 years serving in many capacities and then continuing various volunteer activities until a few years before his death. There will be a visitation at Guerry Funeral Home in Macclenny, Fla. from 12 to 2 P.M. on Monday, Dec. 16, 2019, followed by a graveside service and interment at 3 P.M., beside his wife, at Taylor Cemetery in Taylor, Florida.
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