David Lee Cornell

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UNION CITY, Ind. - David Lee Cornell, 65, of Union City, Ind., died June 16, 2013, at his residence.

He was born Jan. 27, 1948, in Darke County, son of the late James Grant and Alfreda (Berket) Cornell.

He retired from UCBC after 30 years of service and was a member of the Calvary Assembly of God Church and UAW Local #494. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and was an avid NASCAR fan, David was also a cancer survivor.

He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Diana Collins Cornell; a daughter, Julie (fiancé Jason Huntwork) Ordonez of Union City, Ind.; two stepdaughters, Nikki (Moland) Sears of Greenville and Brittani (Bagozzi) Dickman of Union City, Ind.; a stepson, James "Jim-Bob" Moland of Winchester, Ind.; father-in-law and best friend, Howard Collins of Union City, Ind.; 12 grandchildren and one great-grandson; his lifelong friend Ed Boldman of Union City, Ohio; a sister, Shirlee (Cornell) Robinson of Greenville; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Nora Lyn Cornell.

Visitation will be Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Reichard Funeral Home Inc., 400 W. Deerfield Road, Union City, Ind.

Memorial services will be held later at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to State of the Heart Hospice with envelopes available at the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed at

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Reichard Funeral Home
400 West Deerfield Road
Union City, IN 47390
(765) 964-3400
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Published in The Daily Advocate on June 17, 2013