Dr. Paul L. Cornelius

CORNELIUS Dr. Paul L., 76, passed away May 11, 2013 at his home in Lexington, KY, after a long battle with Alzheimer's Disease. Paul was born in Davenport, IA. He was retired from the University of Kentucky after 37 years of service where he held a joint commission between the College of Agriculture and the Department of Statistics. In 1960, he became a partner and conducted research in the family-owned Cornelius Seed Company in Iowa. He was preceded in death by his parents, Gilbert and Alice Cornelius, his brother, Gerald Cornelius and his son, Daniel Albert Cornelius. He is survived by his wife, Barbara S. Cornelius; several stepchildren; his daughter, Sarah, and son-in-law; his granddaughter, Sidney Louise; and a sister-in-law, Wanda Cornelius. Mr. Cornelius was a faithful member of Tates Creek Christian Church and a member of the Bluegrass Christian Men's Fellowship. Visitation will be from 5-8pm Thursday and 11am-1pm Friday at Tates Creek Christian Church, where the funeral service will be held at 1pm Friday. Burial will follow in Lexington Cemetery. The family requests that expressions of sympathy be given to Hospice of the Bluegrass in Paul's honor. www.milwardfuneral.com

Published in Lexington Herald-Leader from May 14 to May 15, 2013