Douglas “Larry” Cornell, 67, Hagerstown, Md., died Sunday, December 20, 2009, at Washington County Hospital.
Born August 16, 1942, in Robertstown, Ga., he was the son of the late William H. and Martha Allison Cornell.
He served in the U.S. Army and was a military policeman at Fort Ritchie.
He was retired from MCTC as a lieutenant. He was previously employed with Maryland Ribbon and security at Fort Ritchie.
He is survived by his wife, Billie Arlene Renner Cornell; two daughters: Debbie K. Myers and Kris Osborne, both of Hagerstown; a son, Paul Allen French, Warfordsburg; four sisters: Sue Nix, Doris Ruth Cathey, Florence Sims and Evelyn Binsz; two brothers: Dan Cornell and Glenn Cornell, all of Georgia; five grandchildren: Shane Wynkoop, Nicole Crone, Jessica Osborne, Sean Osborne and Brandon Myers; and two great-grandchildren: Lucas Wynkoop and Jordyn Crone.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Charlotte Turner.
Memorial services were held at 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 23, at Minnich Funeral Home, Hagerstown. Rev. Louis L. Emerick officiated. Burial was made at the convenience of the family.
Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, 1037 Haven Road, Hagerstown, MD 21742 or American Diabetes Association, Maryland Area Office, 800 Wyman Park Suite 110, Baltimore, MD 21211.
Onine condolences may be made at www.minnichfh.com.