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Herschel L Cornn

Age 82, went to his heavenly home on 11/26/2020. He was the devoted husband of 59 years to Martha Cornn (née Bentley), his sweetheart and love of his life. He was the highly treasured father to his daughters, Katherine M. Bryant (Jeffery) and Linda Sacre (Darrin), and the beloved grandfather of his grandchildren, Laura Bryant Frye (Jarryd), Nathan Bryant, and Faith and Chelsey Sacre. He will be greatly missed by the many nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews who knew him. He is predeceased by his parents Sarah Katherine and Ephriam Cornn and 6 brothers. He is survived by his sister, Lorene Byrd. He found joy investing in the lives of children as an educator and superintendent of 38 years, serving in Williamsburg, Highland, and Valley View Schools. He was a patient and gentle teacher at heart. From tennis strokes and golf swings to basketball layups and algebra problems, knee bounces and peep-eye, he enjoyed spending time with the many children in his life. Private services to be held for family. Interment at Graceland Memorial Gardens, Milford, Ohio. Services at the convenience of the family.

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Guestbook

Martha and family, we are so sorry to hear of Herschel's passing. We always enjoyed our conversations with you and Herschel. My dad (Ward L.) had a lot of respect for him and enjoyed working with him at Valley View. May God wrap His loving arms around your family and give you peace. Krista and Jim Storms

Kris Dec 6 2020 2:29 PM

Martha, Katherine and Linda, Very sad to hear of Herschel's passing. He was a great friend and colleague of mine at Valley View. When he was Superintendent at Valley View I had the good fortune of working side by side with him in the Central Office as his assistant for 10 great years. He was an excellent mentor, as I learned plenty about being an administrator from him. He loved those KY Wildcats, and we enjoyed several outings on the golf course over the years. We've lost a good man, may he RIP, and I will keep you all and your family in my prayers during this difficult time. Sincerely, Bob Swanson (Mr.Snow)

Robert Swanson Dec 1 2020 9:02 PM

We've had many good times since you came to Valley view Monday morning breakfast club the golf courses and just being friends I'm going to really miss you Herschel you are a good person

Judith Wilson Dec 1 2020 8:49 AM

I am very sorry to hear about his passing. Herschel was a great neighbor. I always enjoyed our backyard talks. Since they moved away from Germantown they have been greatly missed by me and my family.

Scott Hall Dec 1 2020 1:03 AM

My deepest condolences on the passing of this wonderful man. Aunt Martha and family, we will keep you in prayer during this difficult time. Uncle Herschel was such a good brother to my grandfather, his brother Francis Gil Cornn. I will remember him always. Much love, Lisa Godwin

Lisa Godwin Nov 30 2020 7:21 PM

Mr. Cornn was the superintendent of Valley View schools when he hired me 30 years ago. I was a mother of 3--an older candidate, but he helped me fulfill my dream of becoming a teacher! He would visit my classes, and always knelt down to talk to my Kindergarteners. He was so caring and loving--he truly loved being a part of our schools! I will miss him a lot! He was a good and faithful servant to our God!

Theresa Fiessinger Nov 30 2020 6:05 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Herschel Cornn

Joyce Johnson Nov 30 2020 4:47 PM

Wonderful neighbor on Twin Bridges Road. Great person. Blessings to family.

Dorothy And Bill Lewis Nov 28 2020 7:42 PM

Linda,. So sorry for your loss. I always thought your Dad was very nice person and remember him at Williamsburg High School. Prayers to your family. Chris Santoro, Shrewsbury PA.

Chris Santoro Nov 28 2020 4:56 PM

Im so sorry to hear of Herschels passing. I always enjoyed visiting with him at family reunions or other family events. He was one of my mothers favorite nephews, Nina McClure. My prayers and condolences to the family. Sue McClure

Sue Mcclure Nov 28 2020 9:23 AM