Ernest E. Corns III

July 11, 1982 ~ April 9, 2022 (age 39)



Mr. Ernest E. Corns III, Age 39, of Vanceburg, Kentucky passed away Saturday April 9th, 2022 at his home surrounded by family, after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

Ernest was born in Portsmouth, Ohio July 11, 1982 to Ernest and Susan Billman Corns Jr. of Vanceburg, Kentucky. Ernie worked at Superior Composite in Black Oak for 18 years. Ernie enjoyed Hunting, Fishing, Tinkering with his vehicles, four-wheel riding with his friends, and spending time with his friends and family. He was a member of the I’ll Talk for Jesus Pentecostal Church. 

Left to cherish Ernest’s memories is his loving wife Krystin Grant Corns. Two daughters Hailey Evans (Kolby) and Caylee Evans (Jordan) both of Vanceburg, Kentucky.  One Grandson Kru Thompson. Sister Julia (Anthony) Bloomfield, Brother Matthew (Jackie) Corns, a cousin who Ernest thought of as a brother David 'Corndog' (Celeste) Corns, Mama Connie Holland, Mother-n-law Tina Grant, Nieces Elaynna and Raynna Osborne, MacKenzie and Charlotte Corns, Nephew- Trenton Bloomfield.   Sister-n-law Nycole (Jake) Osborne and Lyndsi Grant.


Preceded in death are paternal Grandparents Ernest and Julia Corns Sr., Maternal Grandparents Earl and Freda Billman, Papa Sunny Holland, Father-n-law Timothy Grant, Sister in infancy Dana Corns, Nephew Joshua Bloomfield.


Visitation will be Wednesday April 13, 2022 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at the Gaydos Funeral Home 159 2nd street Vanceburg, Kentucky 41179.

Funeral Services will be Thursday April 14th, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at the Gaydos Funeral Home with Brother Tony Corns officiating. Burial will be in the Waring Cemetery in Garrison, Kentucky.


Pallbearers for Ernest E. Corns III, will be Jacob Osborne, David Corns, Matthew Corns, Matt Howard, Anthony Corns, and Paul Flannigan. Honorary Pallbearers Kenny Holland, George Bloomfield, Wayne Cooper, and Michael Hill.


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April 13, 2022

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Kentucky, Vanceburg

Funeral Service
April 14, 2022

11:00 AM
Gaydos Funeral Home
159 Second St
Vanceburg, KY 41179

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