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David K. Cornelius

  • On May 5, 2021

David K. Cornelius – “Big Dave”, age 76, died unexpectedly on Sunday, May 2, 2021.

He was born to Harold and Mildred Cornelius on November 21, 1944, in Detroit, Michigan.

He served his country honorably from 1962-1965 in the US Army.

He is survived by his sister, Connie Cornelius Stringer, several sons, a daughter, two grandsons, and several nieces and nephews.

He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle that will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.

A private service will be held in Michigan.

In lieu of flowers, please consider performing a random act of kindness in David’s memory.

Please view and sign the family’s online guestbook at pittsburghcremation.com.

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Gary Bishop
I'm going to miss you.
Ken Rose
Dave was an awesome man and amazing grandpa to my son, Jackson. Oh my gosh, the creative and witty sayings Dave used to come up with will forever be in my mind (some as scars! 🤣). I pray for healing all around his remaining family ❤️🙏
Karolyn and Bob Bononi
Bob and I are so sad and sorry Gary for the loss of your Dad. We know how much you loved and cared for him at your home. Our condolences, love and prayers go out for Dave, you, and your entire family.
So sorry for your loss Gary. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Howard Lange
Dave extended kindness and goodwill to all who crossed his path. Gary my heart hurts knowing how hard this must be for you; Dave will be missed! I am praying for you and all of your family’s healing. I know it’s hard now but your devotion and love to your Dad was truly a blessing, inspirational and a part of Gods plan. Rest assured Dave is in the loving arms of Jesus, I know he continues to be proud of his son as he starts his journey home. God bless you Gary for the example in how to honor thy father. Rest In Peace “Big Dave” it was my honor and privilege to know you.