Darrell Duane Cornwell

07/14/1966 – 08/22/2019

Obituary for Darrell Duane Cornwell

Darrell Duane Cornwell, 53, of Sedalia, MO, passed away Thursday, August 22, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on July 14, 1966 in Manchester, IA, the son of Roy and Darlene (Cooksley) Cornwell.

In 1990 he was united in marriage to Sharon Colleen Bozarth, who survives of the home.

Darrell worked in commercial construction building airport runways. He loved the outdoors and especially enjoyed hunting and fishing. He often liked to sit outside in the sun and talk to his neighbors and anyone passing by. He loved his family and friends and will be dearly missed.

Besides his wife, Colleen, he is survived by his mother, Darlene Opperman (Jim) of rural Fayette, IA; two daughters, Melissa Cornwell and Jessie Cornwell, both of Sedalia; two granddaughters, Madalynn and Natille Temple; two sisters, Teresa Huff (Steve) of Manchester, IA and Julie Hansel (Randy) of Cedar Rapids, IA; two brothers, Steve Cornwell (Darlene) of Greeley, IA and Kevin Cornwell (Susie) of Colesburg, IA; sister-in-law, Jean Bozarth of Columbia; brother-in-law, Bill Bozarth (Rita) of Knox City; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father, Roy Cornwell; two brothers-in-law, Jim Bozarth and Duane Clute; and sister-in-law, Sue Bozarth.

A Celebration of Life gathering will be held at 2:00 p.m. at the American Legion in Sedalia on September 14, 2019.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are suggested to the family.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Rea Funeral Chapel.

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Thoughts and prayers for the family….Growing up with his daughter Jessie I will always remember him out in the garage with the race on and beer in his hand…. Haley S.
– Haley Schmadeke
Jerry and I always ejoyed seeing Darrell when he was with Mark. And yes , Darrell I still have the cookie jar and there are cookies in it. Say Hi to Jerry and have a beer. You will be missed.
– Darlene Heims

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