CORNETT Robert Boyd, 83, went home to be with the Lord on April 6, 2013. Born April 12, 1929 to the late Boyd and Samantha Cornett. Bob served in the Army during the Korean War, was a 32nd degree Mason, a graduate of the University of Kentucky BA in Accounting, member of Broadway Baptist Church and worked at Kitchen Planning Center for twenty nine years becoming a certified custom kitchen designer. Bob's passion was antique cars, a member of AACA antique car club and many others. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing and traveling. He is survived by a devoted, loving wife, Lena Grace Cornett of fifty-eight wonderful years; brother, Paul Cornett of Texas; sister, Evelyn Watkins of Ohio; four children, Robert Dwaine (Sandee) Cornett, James Craig (Kim) Cornett, Donna Jean Carpenter, Ronald Lee Cornett; eight grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. Services will be held 10:30am Tuesday at Kerr Brothers - Harrodsburg Rd. Visitation will be from 5-8pm Monday and from 9:30 to funeral time Tuesday. Burial will be at Bluegrass Memorial Gardens. Contributions are suggested to Broadway Baptist Church, 2500 Harrodsburg Rd., Lexington, KY 40503.
Published in Lexington Herald-Leader on Apr. 8, 2013