Danny Roy Cornaghie, 77, of Harrisburg, passed away at 10:55 PM, Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at his residence.
Danny was born on November 8, 1942 in Harrisburg, Illinois to the late Charlie and Louise (Foster) Cornaghie. He married Rita Bristow on November 10, 1962 and she preceded him in death on February 24, 2015. Danny was a vocational instructor for the United Automobile Workers Union. He also formerly owned and operated Danny’s Body Shop in Harrisburg. Danny previously attended First Baptist Church in Muddy with his mother and grandmother. He was a member of the Harrisburg Masonic Lodge, a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association (NRA) and the Single Action Shooting Society (SASS). Danny was an avid shooter and firearms collector. He enjoyed rabbit hunting and physical fitness as a young man and was formerly a member of the York Barbell Club.
Danny is survived by two sons, Todd Cornaghie and wife, Niccole, of Marion; son, Clint Cornaghie and wife, Maureen, of Harrisburg; five grandchildren, Mitch Cornaghie of Harrisburg; Bailee Cornaghie of Harrisburg; Nick Cornaghie of Marion; Christian Cornaghie of Harrisburg; and Ben Cornaghie of Marion; and brother, Randy Stone of Harrisburg.
Danny was preceded in death by his wife, Rita, parents, Charlie and Louise Cornaghie and a daughter, Monica, who died at birth.
Funeral services for Danny Roy Cornaghie will be held at 2 PM, Saturday, March 7, 2020 at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg. Rev. Scott Johnson will officiate and burial will follow in Sunset Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 12 PM to 2 PM, Saturday, March 7, 2020 at Reed Funeral Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to the National Rifle Association (NRA). Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Condolence may be left for the family on his obituary page at www.reedfuneralchapel.com.
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