Seabon Leroy Cornatzer

Published 8:08 am Monday, January 27, 2020

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Mr. Seabon Leroy Cornatzer, 89, died on Friday, Jan. 24, 2020 at Accordius Health of Clemmons.

He was born in Davie County on Nov. 14, 1930 to Jinnie Myers and Walter Thurman Cornatzer. He ran the Sinclair service station for many years and was the owner and proprietor of Cornatzer Septic Service for more than 30 years. He never met a stranger, loved to wheel and deal, and enjoyed running dogs and rabbit hunting. Many of his friends would gather on Saturday and Sunday at his garage that was fondly referred to as the “Liars Club” where they would conversate and share embellished tales. He was a devoted husband and beloved son and brother.

He was also preceded by his wife, Lois Holder Cornatzer; brother, Joe Cornatzer; sister, Betty Shore; half-sisters, Helen Snipes and Evelyn White; 2 nephews; and a niece.

Surviving: 2 brothers, Thurman Cornatzer and Connie Cornatzer (wife Arlene); sisters, Mildred Carter, Ruby Potts, Gean Livengood (husband Bill), and Jane Saunders; and 16 nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 28 at Hayworth-Miller Kinderton Chapel. Burial will follow at Advance United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27 at Hayworth-Miller Kinderton.