Richard M. Cornell, age 70, born in Auburn, New York and formally of Leavenworth, Kansas, left this world on Aug. 14, 2020, and entered in the arms of Jesus, from complications of terminal brain caner.


Richard was preceded in death by his parents, John and Mary Cornell, New York.


He is survived by his wife of almost 28 years, Brenda Cornell, Branson West, Missouri, and one son, Justin Hammeke (wife, Katie) and two grandchildren, Lewiston, Idaho.


He is also survived by by two brothers, Bill Cornel (wife, Pat), New Jersey, Shawn Cornell (wife, Maggie), Missouri, and two sisters, Dona Foreman (husband, Rick), Florida, Laura Grant, Michigan and numerous nieces and nephews.


A graveside memorial service, for the family, will be held at the Leavenworth V.A. cemetery, at a later date.


The family requests that memorials in memory of Richard be given on-line to the American Cancer Society.