Max Irvin Corns, 65, of Good Hope, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, May 20, 2018, at 9:30 a.m. at his residence.

Max was born March 3, 1953, in Crum, West Virginia to William Garland and Erma Jane Damron Corns.  He moved to Fayette County in 1960, and was a 1971 graduate of Washington Senior High School.

He was an auto parts salesman and had formerly worked at Carroll Halliday, Inc.  He had also been a wrecker driver for Bell’s Shell Service.

Max formerly attended the Millwood Church of Christ and had been a softball player and coach.  He enjoyed zip lining, white water rafting, dirt track car racing and woodworking.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Ance and Aster Corns and two brothers-in-law, John and Samuel Troute.

Max is survived by his wife, the former Becky Jane Hoppes, whom he married May 25, 1991; three children, Bethany Shaw and her husband, Beau, of Bloomingburg, Max Craig Corns and his husband, Vilmar Abelardo, of Orlando, Florida, and Kelli Perkins and her fiancé, Cory Parsons, of Washington Court House; three grandchildren, Nick and Kate Shaw and Jocelynn Parsons; a brother and sister-in-law, Kenny and Kathleen Corns of Tulsa, OK and two sisters, Myrtle Troute and Pansy Troute, both of Washington Court House.

The funeral will be Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 1 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House with the Rev. Jon R. Silveous, pastor at the Good Hope United Methodist Church, officiating.  Burial will follow in the Good Hope Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m.

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  • Randy Dodds says:

    I am so sorry for the loss of such a good man. Max and I were like brothers when were in high school, for a while. I wish that I could come to W.C.H. this week, but, unfortunately, medical obligations with my wife are making the trip impossible. I am praying for all of his family in the hopes that the pain that you all feel will be overshadowed with all of the fond memories of his wonderful life.

  • carolyn black says:

    Becky many prayers to you and Maxs children I know this is a hugh loss to you all God Bless Fly High Max

  • Mary Ann Yoho-Smith says:

    I graduated with Max in 1971 and remember him as one of the nicest members in our graduating class, and always enjoyed talking with him at our reunions. I send my heartfelt condolences to his family.

  • I am sorry for your loss Becky. My heart goes out to you and your family. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May GOD help you through this difficult time.