Cornell Elliott Thomas Sr., 56, of South Bend, Indiana passed away on Sunday, January 2nd, 2022. Cornell was born August 14th, 1965 to Patricia Moore in Chicago, Illinois.
He enjoyed competitive sports, watching football and basketball, and always looked out to help others. He would often go out of his way to help anyone in need. He especially loved spending time with his family, friends, and Connie Dunfin who’ve been together for 23 years.
Cornell was predeceased by his late fathers: Robert Moore Sr. and Johnnie Moody Sr.; and a sister, Maryland Moore.
He is survived by his mother, Patricia Moore; four brothers: Emmanuel Moore, Robert Moore Jr., Johnnie Moody Jr., and Kevin Moody; lifelong partner, Connie Dunfin; five sisters: Evelyn Moody, Kathy (Tommy) Norris, Theresa Miller, Pamela Miller, and Angela Hubbard; three children: LaTasha Thomas, Cornell Thomas Jr., and Arlond Jacobs; four stepchildren: Joe (Cecilia) Dunfin, Malibu (Khalid) Yazeed, Dionne Dunfin, Hope (Pete) Anderson; nine grandchildren: Bryshon, Kiara, Brison, Aubri, Bre’ale, Liam, Arianna, Adrian, and Arlond Jr.; one great-grandson, Tyj Jr.; 17 step-grandchildren; and 14 step-great-grandchildren; and aunt, Gances; and a host of others.