Arthur Corn

February 14, 1920 - April 29, 2013

02/14/1920 - 04/29/2013

Arthur ìBBî Corn, 93, of Hendersonville passed away Monday, April 29, 2013 at Elizabeth House. A native of Henderson County, he was a son of the late Horace and Fannie McCarson Corn and the husband of the late Mattie Griffin Corn who died in 2011. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Lynn Moore. He worked with Delta Airlines for thirty one years, and was a maintenance foreman when he retired in 1985. He was a member of Lucia Baptist Church in Stanley, NC. He served with the Army Air Corps during WWII. Through his work with Delta Airlines, he lived in several locations before returning to Hendersonville in 2001.

Survivors include two daughters, Sherrill Wunderlich of East Flat Rock, Patricia Goins and her husband Yogi of Flat Rock; six grandchildren, Art, Terry, Greg, Angela, Jenny, and Scott; several great-grandchildren; a brother, Walter Corn and his wife Kitty of Arden; a sister Jewel Brooks of Hendersonville; and a number of nieces and nephews.

A funeral will be at 2:00 pm Saturday in the Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Harold McKinnish officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 pm prior to the service in the chapel.

Memorials may be made to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.

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Joan Caldwell
8 years ago

Hello Sherrie and Pat and family…First I was so sorry to hear of Arts death and was sorry that I could not be there for the service…I sent a card and note to your dads address but it was returned to me, so tried to call his number and that line would not go through so I am here with my many thoughts and prayers with all of you and did know we were all thinking of you. Hope this finds you adjusting to life without such a great jolly guy….We had a lot of good times with the Delta folks. Keep in touch and best to all in this time of sorrow…Love Joan (Bo”s wife Delta

jane price
8 years ago

Oh my gosh, I just saw this today. My email was hacked and had to change. Pat, I am so sorry. I love you

Jerry & Ella Surrette
8 years ago

We are so sorry for your loss ñ and that is what it isÖa loss of a very fine gentleman. He represented what a dad should beÖtaking care of his family, having a somewhat stern demeanor in dealing with issues, but a heart as soft as cotton! We did enjoy his sense of humorÖas much as he could have dealing with FOUR women in the house :):) We love you! Ella and Jerry Surrette

Dick Moore
8 years ago

Sherry and Pat… In the short time I knew your Dad, I knew him to be a wonderful Father, a devoted husband, and a fine gentleman. Those qualities will carry his legacy, as well as his memory, forward. Keep his memory alive, and know that someday you will be with him again… and with your beloved Mom and sister Lynn. Peace, Love, and Comfort to both of you.

Gary and Linda Westall
8 years ago

our dear ,dear uncle Art,someone so special can never be forgotten.Prayers for his family that he loved so much.Peace be with you.

ann king
8 years ago

I will always remember your smile and warm heart .The kindness you showed your neices and nephews all through the years . I love you uncle Art. I will never forget my first flight and you escorting me on the plane . I felt so special .See you in the Clouds …love you …ann

John and Connie Griffin and family
8 years ago

I love my Uncle Art. Do not worry about seeing because the same angels that guided Aunt Mattie and Lynn will guide him to a mansion in heaven.God bless will see you later.

Lil Art Calloway
8 years ago

Rest now Bebe. Youre where you need to be now. Without you and your wisdom and mostly, your love,none of us would be who we are today.I’m so proud to have been your grandson. I love you buddy! I only cry because I miss you now. Much love, Art

John Matthews
8 years ago

My deepest sympathy to Pat, Sherry and the entire family for your loss. Art (BeBe) was an incredible person. He lived a full and exciting life during his airline career and loved what he did. He also loved his family to a fault. I always respected and admired BeBe and have so many great memories of our conversations. He was interesting, intelligent, honest and funny as hell. While it is sad to lose Art, I hope we can all congratulate him on a long and wonderful life, and I can just hear Mattie saying “oh Art”. You guys are in my prayers. John

Al and jan Overgaard
8 years ago

Our thoughts and prayers are with you. When we lose our loved ones it doesn’t matter what age they are, they were our love, our leaders, we looked up to them with respect and honor, you will have his memories forever and ever. He now is at rest

in heaven with his dearly beloved wife (your Mother). May God infold both of you in his arms and lead you thought the next couple of weeks. We love you.