Gary Lane's Story
Gary Lane Cornett, 60, of London, Ky., the husband of Angela Cornett, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017, at Saint Joseph London.
Along with his loving wife, he leaves behind his mother, Hazel Cornett; three children, Shawn Overbey, Blair Vorbeck and husband Tyler, and Cameron Paul Cornett, all of London; one sister, Jeannette Cornett Rowlett and husband Harold of Berea, Ky.; four grandchildren, Jaylen and Hagen Overbey, Fisher Vorbeck, and Abagale Vorbeck, plus a host of other family and friends to mourn his passing.
He was preceded in death by his father, Paul William Cornett.
Gary taught history for 24 years in the Laurel County School System, having been diagnosed with Muscular Dystrophy at the age of 20. This disability eventually lead to his retirement on April 1, 2008, touching so many lives along the way. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and was loved and adored by all who knew him. He will be greatly missed.
Funeral service for Gary Lane Cornett was conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, in the chapel of House-Rawlings Funeral Home with Harlan Avera and Jamie Maxey officiating.
Burial followed in the A.R. Dyche Memorial Park.
Pallbearers included — Shawn Overbey, Tyler Vorbeck, Cameron Cornett, Joe Boggs, Mark Bundy, and Lowell Gray.
Honorary pallbearers were Mr. Cornett's Sunday School Class No. 2.
The family received friends after 6 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 29, also at the funeral home.
Published on January 31, 2017