He was born on July 15, 1974 in Floyd County, son of Billy Wayne Cornwell and Margaret Hardin Cornwell.
Mr. Cornwell attended Rockmart High School and was of the Baptist faith. He was a former disc jockey for RhymeNRadio. Also known as “Cypress”, Mr. Cornwell spent years of time and energies investing in musicians and artists. One of his earliest works was a group named Rock Town Clique in which he served as a talent recruiter and promoter. He was very dedicated to this work and was very successful at building relationships.
Mr. Cornwell also worked at a major radio station, V103, in Atlanta as an intern. He is widely known for his efforts.
Survivors include his fiancée, Stacy Lowery of Rome; father and step-mother, Billy Wayne and Glenda Kay Cornwell; mother, Margaret Hardin Cornwell; sister, Lori Michelle Harris; brother, Kevin Dwayne Cornwell; a grandmother nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, Aug. 11 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of the Freeman Harris Funeral Home with Rev. Jeff Carlton and Rev. Steve Williams officiating.
A eulogy was given by Berry Wilson. Interment services followed in the family lot of Rose Hill Cemetery.
The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Kevin Cornwell, Berry Wilson, Michael Williams, Brian Williams, Tony Williams, Lee Williams, Shea Tolbert and Eddie Etheridge.
The Freeman Harris Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.