David V. Cornelison, age 77, of Peachtree City

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David V. Cornelison, age 77, of Peachtree City and formerly of Fayetteville, passed away on April 24, 2018.

Dave was preceded in death by his parents, Verner Cornelison and Jessie Littleton Cornelison.    

He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Darleen Davis Cornelison, daughters, Debbie Bell (David Bell) of Griffin, Ga., and Cathy Jones of Pittsburgh, Pa.; grandchildren, Rick Hudson of Fayetteville, Ga., Chris Hudson (Whitney Hudson) of Auburn, Ga., Kari Hudson of Jacksonville, Fla., Nathan and Kelsey Jones of Pittsburgh, Pa.; sister, Vicki Cornelison Devlin (Don Devlin) of Peachtree Corners, Ga.; cousins, Martha Hammond of Fairburn, Ga. and Mary Cruse of Columbia, S.C.

Dave was born in Atlanta, Ga. on March 24, 1941 and grew up in College Park, where he graduated from College Park High School and then attended Georgia Tech. After marrying Darleen Davis, the couple moved to Riverdale for a few years but finally settled in Fayette County, where they lived for 40 years.  There they raised their two daughters and faithfully attended Inman United Methodist Church. Dave became a part of the community and was a volunteer firefighter, a member of Optimist International and enjoyed the friendship of many in the area.

A memorial service was held at 11 a.m. on April 27, 2018,   at Inman UMC, 151 Hills Bridge Road, Fayetteville, Ga. 30215, with a reception in the church fellowship hall to follow.

Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville – www.mowellfuneralhome.com