Christopher Cornwell

Christopher Jon Cornwell

Rahway, NJ

Christopher Jon Cornwell, age 49, of Rahway, NJ and formerly of Miami, FL, passed unexpectedly on Thursday, February 13, 2014 at his residence.

Chris was born on April 16, 1964 in Battle Creek, MI and was a 1982 graduate of Maple Valley High School of Nashville, MI. 

Chris was an International Service Manager on board United Air Lines based out of Newark, NJ for the past 8 years. Chris was very devoted to exercise and good nutrition, and worked out almost daily.  He enjoyed the beach and a healthy life style. Chris loved his job and the opportunity to travel the world. Chris will be greatly missed by his family and friends; he had a wonderful sense of humor and he was definitely one of a kind

Surviving is his father, Ron (Liz) Cornwell of Nashville, MI; his mother, Sandra (Steve) Heath of Battle Creek; two brothers and a sister of Battle Creek; three nieces and a nephew.

The Funeral Service to celebrate Chris' life will be held on Tuesday, February 25th at 3:00 p.m. at the Farley-Estes & Dowdle Funeral Home, 105 Capital Avenue, NE, Battle Creek, MI 49017, where friends will be received from 2:00 p.m. until service time. 

Family and friends will continue Chris' life celebration with a time of fellowship and a dinner at the Eagles Aerie # 299, 19757 Capital Avenue, Battle Creek immediately following the service. As per his wishes, cremation will follow the service and he will be scattered over the Florida Keys.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Chris' honor may be directed to your local Humane Society.

Personal messages for the family and/or favorite memories of Chris may be placed at

Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on Feb. 23, 2014