The Rev. Walter Irvin Corner, 71, of Lewisburg, WV, passed away Tuesday, October 10, 2017, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center in Fairlea, WV.
Born September 6, 1946, in Bluefield, WV, he was a son of Charles Lee Corner and Mary Ellen Barrett Corner.
Rev. Corner was ordained through the Appalachian Conference of the IPHC. He was a minister of The Pentecostal Holiness Church, having served at churches in Fayetteville, WV; Covington, VA; and Organ Cave, WV. He was the director of the food bank at the White Sulphur Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran.
Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Lee Shrader.
Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Joan Rock Corner; daughter, Denise L. Honaker and husband, Michael, of Lewisburg, and their children, Andrew L. Honaker and Payton G. Honaker; daughter, Carole Gore and husband, Jim, of Virginia; son, Mark W. Marrs and family of Lewisburg; goddaughters, Sarah Beth Marsolek and family of Virginia, Danielle M. Cadd and family of Virginia, and Patricia L. Kirkwood and husband of Virginia; niece, Nancy Cregger and family; and nephews, Mark, Lee, John, and Junior Cregger and David Byrd and families. He will be missed by many friends and loved ones.
Funeral services will be held at 1 PM on Thursday, October 12, 2017, at the Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg with Pastor Gene Sizemore officiating. Burial with military honors by the U.S. Air Force will follow in the Bethel Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery in Organ Cave.
Friends may call from 12 noon until time of the service at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made by visiting www.WallaceandWallaceFH.com.
Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Obituary originally published in the October 11, 2017 edition of The West Virginia Daily News.