William Thomas "Bill" Cornog Sr., age 92, of Spokane, passed away Thursday, July 23, 2020. He was born January 30, 1928 in Spokane, where he made his home throughout his life. He was the son of Eric Jacob and Margaret Jane (Patrick) Cornog. He was united in marriage to Ruby Jean Long. Bill served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
Bill was a mechanic and also drove a Spokane School bus for 33 years. He often hauled wood to Kansas and returned with hay on weekends. Bill was an ordained Southern Baptist Minister. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Survivors include: two children, Roy Cornog of Ozark, and Beth Ann Heier and husband Todd of Lee's Summit; two grandchildren, Kelsey Ava Heier and Devin Heier; a sister, Bessie Cornog of Spokane; and nephew, Buddy Dingus; other relatives and friends.
Preceding him in death were his wife Ruby Jean in 2009, a son, William Thomas Cornog Jr. in 2008, and four sisters, Tina, Elsie, Lula and Grace.
Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Monday, July 27, in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark, with Pastor Jamie Bilyeu officiating. Burial will follow in Spokane Cemetery, with full military honors. Visitation will be from 3:00 - 5:00 PM Sunday in the funeral home.