The Passing of NABVETS National Commander Richard S. Kornegay

The Passing of NABVETS National Commander Richard S. Kornegay

It is my most humble responsibility to inform you that Commander Kornegay, our National Commander, NABVETS, Inc., passed quietly on Wednesday, January 31, 2018.

Viewing of Commander Kornegay will be on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 1400 – 1900 hours (2 – 7 PM), at the Wiseman Mortuary Services Funeral Home, 431 Cumberland Street, Fayetteville, NC 28301.  Family will receive friends from 1800-1900 hours (6 – 7 PM).

On Thursday, February 8, 2018, Funeral Services will begin at 1130 hours (11:30 AM) at the Cape Fear Conference Headquarters B, 10225 Fayetteville Road (Raeford Road), Raeford, NC 28376.

Burial at Sand Hills State Veterans Cemetery, 8220 Bragg Boulevard, Fort Bragg, NC 28301.

Our prayers go out to the family.

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Wiseman Mortuary Services, Funeral Arranger, 910-483-7111.


6 Comments On “The Passing of NABVETS National Commander Richard S. Kornegay”

  1. Thank you. Your condolences will be passed to the National Secretary.


  2. So very sorry to learn of the passing of Commander Kornegay. He was a role model and friend. I will miss him dearly


  3. CSM (R) Barney Rasor

    The Sergeants Major Association wishes that God will grant you the peace that only he can provide in the loss of your love one. President Richard S. Kornegay fulfilled many roles (Soldier, Father, Husband, Brother, Uncle, Nephew, Cousin) that leaves a void that only the love of God can fulfill. His unselfishness and dedication will continue to enrich us. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.


  4. On behalf of Navets #0108 Little Rock, AR we sincerely express our deepest sympathies to the family of Commander Kornegay, Also to the chapters of NABVETS for we have lost a true leader. May God Bless and keep the Kornegay family, our prayers will remain with you.

    Vice Commander
    Ed Evans


  5. We the members of Cmdr. James H. Royal/A.V Hankins, chapter 0039 & Aces Museum would like too send our condenses to the family of National Comdr. Richard S. Kornegay & our national membership.

    We are sorry to hear of the passing of Nat. Cmdr. We appreciate you loaning him to us on many occasions, to show us the best way to meet the goals of NABVETS both local , as well as national. As all our vets do, let me assure you he will be truly missed by one and all.

    Our prayer’s are with you and yours at this difficult time

    God Bless,

    CMDR. James Douglas chapter #0039 Philadelphia, Pa. 19144


  6. On behalf of NABVETS #133 Indiana. Although no words could ever express our sentiments; it is with profound grief, that we extend our condolences and prayers for you and your family at this difficult time, with the passing of your love one, National Commander Richard S. Kornegay of NABVETS. The National Association for Black Veterans. He and his leadership will be sorely missed. It is with deep respect that, we humbly submit this acknowledgment.


    Curtis Godfrey, Vice Commander NABVETS #133 Indiana


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