Charles Edward Cornelius was born on February 25, 1935 in Saginaw, Michigan. Ed was a long time Arizona resident living in Safford, Tempe, Phoenix and Mesa. Ed was married to Judy McNutt and they had a son Jeff and daughter Cathi.
Ed served two years in the Army and loved to tell stories of his service. He also spent several years working for ADOT.
Ed past away in his Mesa home on November 19, 2012, he was 77 years old.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Judith Anita Cornelius. Those who remain to miss him are his son, Jeff Cornelius, his daughter, Cathi Kentera, his son-in-law, Mark Kentera, and his grandchildren.
He and Judy will be truly missed.