June 9, 1968 – May 2, 2020
Jeffrey David Cornett 51, of Houston, Texas passed away on Saturday, May 2, 2020, after a long, valiant battle with cancer. He was born June 9, 1968 in Elkton, Maryland to Mel Cornett and Gale Futty Cornett. Jeff grew up in Elkton until the age of 12 and moved with his family to Alvin, Texas. He attended Alvin High School where he was a popular student and excelled in basketball and baseball. He attended Steven F. Austin where he played baseball and received a degree in Business, majoring in Finance. Most of his career was spent in Project Management, Sales and Office Administration at AVID1, an audio/visual technology company owned by his lifelong friend, Pat Stehle.
He was preceded in death by his father, Mel Cornett. He is survived by his mother, Gale Cornett of Houston, Texas, his sister Kelly Cornett, his niece, Alexandra Melchor and his nephew Jackson White, all of League City, Texas, and many other relatives and countless, cherished friends.
Jeff's great passions were his family, golf, fishing, biking, and classic rock music. Jeff will be remembered as a wonderful son, brother, uncle, and devoted friend to many. He will be greatly missed.
A gathering of friends will be held at a later date.