Ralph J.”Jimmy” Cornish, Sr,, age 71, of Uniontown, PA, passed away Tuesday, December 1, 2020 in his home surrounded by his loving family after a long illness. He was born in Brooklyn, NY on June 26, 1949, son of Fred Cornish and Della Nicklow Cornish. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death his brother, Fred Cornish, Jr. and two sisters, Arlene Mitchell and Margie Conaway.
Jimmy was an independent truck driver and owned and operated C & C Trucking with his brother before retirement.
Left to cherish Jimmy’s memory are his loving wife, Lorraine Van LuVanee Cornish; three sons, Ralph Cornish, George Cornish and Robert Cornish; a daughter, Dollie Fogle and husband, Charles of Connellsville; eleven grandchildren, Jennifer Cornish, Joshua Mullen and wife Sierra, Tamika Cornish, Devon Cornish, Alexis Cornish, Lynn Fogle, James Fogle, Robert Silbaugh and wife Lufeshia, Nathan Horner, Kyle Horner and Caitlyn Horner; seven great grandchildren, Jaylen Ethridge, Jakailah Ethridge, Alaiya Mullen, Delilah Blazquez, Ra’yliea Silbaugh, Rar’ity Silbaugh and Robert Silbaugh, IV;a sister, Karen Cornish of Uniontown; a special uncle, John Henry Nicklow; a cousin, Sherry Salerno and brother, Albert C. Mc Gregor, Sr.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the ANDREW D. FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORIES, INC., 80 Morgantown Street, Uniontown, PA where the family will receive friends on Friday, December 4th from 6 until 8 PM followed by a service celebrating Jimmy’s life at 8:00 p.m. with Pastor Lenard Tucker officiating. Interment will be private.
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