Toby Aleece Cornatzer

Published 2:41 pm Tuesday, June 21, 2022

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Mr. Toby Aleece Cornatzer, 80, of US 64 E., Mocksville, died Monday, June 20, 2022, at his home, surrounded by his loving family.

He was born on Feb. 16, 1942 in Davie County to the late Charles Watkins and Hollie Mabel Hendrix Cornatzer.

Toby was a member of Fulton United Methodist Church in Advance. He retired from Ingersoll-Rand after 30 years, and enjoyed farming, John Deere tractors, fishing, and hunting. He loved being outdoors with his baby calves, his horse, Misty, and his dog, Sally. He was a very loving husband, father, and grandfather, and enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: a son, Tony Ray Cornatzer; and 4 brothers, Pete, Red, Bud, and Jitter.

Survivors include: his wife of 60 years, Ann Gobble Cornatzer; a son, Mike Cornatzer; grandchildren, Amanda Barber (Jodey) and Brandon Cornatzer (Sydney); great-grandchildren, Tanner Shoffner (Sam Sawrey), Cody Shoffner, and Raelynn Cornatzer; a daughter-in-law, Laura Cornatzer of Mocksville; 2 sisters-in-law, Faye Cornatzer and Bonnie Cornatzer, both of Advance; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, June 24 at Fulton United Methodist Church with Rev. Dustin James officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, June 23 at Eaton Funeral Home.

Memorials may be considered for: Fulton UMC Building Fund, 3689 NC 801 S., Advance, NC 27006; or Well Care Hospice, 5380 US 158, Suite 210, Advance.

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