Raymond Lee Cornett Jr. of Statesville, N.C., passed peacefully in his home on December 1, 2021. He is the son of the late Raymond Sr. and Marcia Norma James Cornett.

Raymond was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Jean Townsend of Boone, N.C.; his parents; son, Glenn Cornett; and five siblings.

Raymond is survived by four sons, Richard Cornett (Jeffrey), Steve Cornett (Becky), Tony Cornett (Melissa), and Gary Cornett (Wanda); 10 grandchildren;13 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great grandchildren; and siblings, Hazel Wingard, Roger Cornett (Jeanette), Linda Wilson (Roger), and Carol Manzel (Chuck).

Raymond was a dedicated truck driver, who enjoyed watching Westerns, mowing his lawn, and gardening. He loved to spend time with his grandchildren.

The family would like to thank special care givers, Donna Wallace and Ashley Cornett, for the love and compassion they gave to Mr. Cornett.

A lie-in-state will be held at Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home on Tuesday, December 7, 2021, from 12 noon to 5 p.m. A graveside service will be held Wednesday, December 8, 2021, at 1 p.m. at Iredell Memorial Gardens with Rev. Chuck Bristle is officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Central Assembly of God Church, 170 Assembly Drive, Boone, NC 28607.

Bunch-Johnson is honored to be serving the Cornett family.

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