George J. Cornwell
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January 5, 1930 - February 13, 2012
SILVERTON - George Cornwell passed away on February 13, 2012 in Silverton, Oregon. He was born in Scobey, MT to George & Lillian Cornwell. George married Carol Estenson on June 6, 1946 in Scobey, MT and moved to Silverton, Oregon in 1948. They were married 64 yrs until her passing in 2010.
George was a fan of all sports. In his younger years he participated in football, basketball, baseball, golf & bowling. Later in life you could always count on him to have a sports game on his TV.
George worked as a telephone installer repairman in Silverton from 1948 until his retirement in 1989.
He is survived by his son Dan; daughter Bonnie (Richard) Hoblitt all of Silverton; brother Gordy (Sue) Cornwell, Scobey, MT ; brother-in-law & sister-in-law and loyal friends Leonard (Ardie) Hatteberg, Silverton; 3 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; & numerous nieces & nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife Carol; his parents; brothers Glen & Gary; sister Donna; granddaughter Rhonda Cornwell, grandson Darrell Cornwell.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church, Silverton, Oregon or Willamette Valley Hospice.
A Memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on Friday February 17, 2012 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Silverton, Oregon. A private family graveside will be held. Arrangements are by Unger Funeral Chapel, Silverton.
Our family would like to thank Willamette Valley Hospice and the staff at Davenport House for their loving care these past 2 years.
Published in StatesmanJournal from Feb. 15 to Feb. 16, 2012