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“"A woman walks into a bar with a duck on a leash ..." Tom, I wish I could hear you say that one more time. Your wry wit and humor paralleled mine,...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: A friend

“The world could certainly use a few more TCs. Condolences to Tom's family and to his many friends and colleagues. ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Chuck Eckstein - Atlanta, GA

“Thanks for everything TC ... and it was a lot. You are one of a kind and won't be forgotten. ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: Mike Luck - GA

“My deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Mr. Cornelison during this time of deep sorrow. May you find comfort in the fact that God will make...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: A friend

“I fondly remember working with Tom at the AJC. On tough nights, he was a rock in the storm. He was funny and kind, and loved the written word. A true...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Louis Mayeux - Atlanta, GA


Thomas was born on May 9, 1951 and passed away on Wednesday, September 13, 2017.

Thomas was a resident of Jacksonville, Florida at the time of passing.

After graduating from Nathan Bedford Forest High School in 1969, Tom attended the University of Florida, where he studied journalism and was the sports editor for the school newspaper, the Independent Florida Alligator.

Tom was born on May 9, 1951, at Westover Field Air Force Base in Chicopee Falls, Mass.

A viewing will be held on Friday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Jacksonville Memory Gardens Cemetery and Funeral Home, 111 Blanding Blvd., Orange Park, FL 32073. After the wake a reception will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 5752 Blanding Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32244.

In lieu of flowers, the family desires that donations be sent to a favorite hospice organization.

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