David M. Corn, 63, passed
away on Monday July 23, 2007
at his home in OaklandCity.
David was the funeral
director and part owner of the Corn-Colvin Funeral Home in OaklandCity for 43 years. He was a member of the TrinityUnitedMethodistChurch in OaklandCity. He was a past president of the Oakland City Kiwanis
Club, former assistant chief of the Oakland City Fire Department for 7 years, a
chief for 6 years, and a member since age 19, past president of the Fire Chief
Assoc. of Gibson County, state instructor for the fire dept., member of the
Sons of the American Legion, Chief Deputy Coroner in the Gibson County Coroners
Office for the past 6 Ĺ years, a member of the Indiana Funeral Directorís
Association and a member of the Indiana State Coroners Association.
David was born on April 7, 1944 in OaklandCity to E.
Eugene & Eula Fern (Woods) Corn. His father preceded him in death in
At the age of 16 David
started helping his dad who was a funeral director and owner of Corn Mortuary.
After high school he attended OaklandCityCollege and graduated from Indiana College of Mortuary
Science in Indianapolis. He and his dad along with his mother operated the
Corn Mortuary until his fatherís death. David and his mother operated the
funeral home until 1993 when he became partners with the Colvin Funeral Home in
Princeton and formed the Corn-Colvin Funeral Home
David is survived by his wife, Dixie (Monroe) Corn of Oakland City; mother, Eula Fern Corn of Oakland City; 3 sons &
daughters-in-law, Scott D. (Tammy) Corn of Newburgh, Alan E. (Emmarie) Corn of Oakland City, and Matthew M. (Emilee) Corn of Oakland City; 8 grandchildren, Andrea
Pancake, Pamela Clements, Chandler Corn, Aydan &
Zane Corn, Kelcey Sanders, Megan Corn & Breanna Corn; 4 great grandchildren, Alexia, Issiah, Brenna & Aaron; 2
sisters and brothers-in-law, Genia & John Drake
of Loogootee, and Brenda & Earl Penrod of Oakland
Funeral Services will be held at on Friday July 27, 2007 at the FirstGeneralBaptistChurch in OaklandCity with the Dr. Rodney Walls officiating. Burial will be
at the MontgomeryCemetery in OaklandCity.
Friends may visit from 3
until on Thursday at the Corn-Colvin Funeral Home in OaklandCity, and
until service time Friday at the church.