Bobby Delano Corn
January 26, 1935 ~ August 8, 2000
Resided in: Asheville, NC
A native of Hendersonville, he was the son of the late Dewey and Beverly Moody Corn and grandson of the late Horace and Fannie McCarson Corn and Joel Washington and Mary Rebecca McCall Moody. He also was preceded in death by a brother, Raymond Corn. Mr. Corn was a graduate of Hendersonville High School, class of 1953, retired with the rank of Senior Master Sergeant from the U.S. Air Force following twenty-two years of service and attended UNC-Asheville for 4 years working toward a BS degree in Management. Mr. Corn was the founder and publisher of IWANNA, Inc. of Asheville and Greenville, SC and founder of IWANNA, Inc. in Hickory. He was a member of Arden Presbyterian Church, was a Golden Chief at Florida State University, a member of the Independent Automobile Association and the N.C. Newspapers Association.
Mr. Corn married Katherine Haden Corn, daughter of the late C.V. and Neva Loven Haden, July 1, 1956. In addition to his wife, he is survived by three daughters, Deborah McCart of Asheville, Valerie Hudson and her husband, Ray of Greenville, SC, Robin Graham and her husband, Mark of Asheville; five grandchildren, Austin, Tyler, and Dylan McCart, Marshall Hudson and Jordan Graham; his stepmother Clara Corn of Hendersonville and a sister, Brenda Corn Laney of Asheville. Also surviving are aunts and uncles, Edna Corn of Hendersonville, Jewel and Fred Brooks of Hendersonville, Walt and Kitty Corn of Asheville, Art and Mattie Corn of Charlotte, Edith and Chad Case of Canton, Eula Mae Odom of Hendersonville and many cousins who loved him dearly.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Sunday, August 13th in the sanctuary of Arden Presbyterian Church with the Revs. Ed Graham and Gus Schill officiating. Interment will follow in Green Hills Cemetery with military graveside rites conducted by the Enka High School Air Force ROTC unit.
The family will receive friends from 7:00 until 8:30 PM Saturday in the chapel of Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian on Long Shoals Rd.
Memorials may be made to the Eblen Foundation, 304 Summit St., Asheville, NC 28803.