Official Obituary of

Earl Eugene Cornelius

November 19, 1972 ~ March 16, 2024 (age 51) 51 Years Old

Earl Cornelius Obituary

Earl Eugene Cornelius, 51, departed this life on March 16, 2024, at Truman Medical Center, in Kansas City, Missouri. He was born on November 19, 1972, in Kansas City, Kansas to Willie Cornelius, Jr., and Earlene Guy.

He grew up in Kansas City, Missouri, and graduated from Central High School. He began working for the Kansas City School Board as a maintenance professional for several years. He was involved in displaying his rapping skills and showing love to everyone.

He married Denise Sanders Cornelius in Kansas City, Missouri. Ther were happily married for 14 years.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Willie Cornelius, Jr., and Earlene Guy; his brother, Cornell Cornelius; his three sisters, Diana Cornelius, LaTanya Cornelius, and Tina Cornelius; his nephews, Kadarr Cornelius, Todd Ervin; mother of one of his daughters, Nysa Howard, Jada Marie Howard (Granddaughter), nine grandkids, a host of nieces and nephews,; best friends, Robert “Chi-Town” Harrington and Torrance Evans; and three step sons, Anthony, Michael, and Vincent Taylor.

He is survived by his wife, Denise Sanders Cornelius; two sisters, Carrie Cornelius, and Delores Cornelius; brothers, Willie Cornelius, III, Curtis Cornelius, and Daniel Blair; daughters, Courtney Ervin, Carolyn Howard (CeCe), and I’mani.

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March 30, 2024

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Serenity Funeral Home
1101 E Bannister Rd
Kansas City, MO 64131

Funeral Service
March 30, 2024

2:00 PM
Serenity Funeral Home
1101 E Bannister Rd
Kansas City, MO 64131

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Interment following funeral service
March 30, 2024

Brooking Cemetery
10004 E 53rd St
Raytown, MO 64133


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