Mr. Richard Lee Cornelius, 49, died Saturday, September 17, 2016, at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland, MS. Private services will be held at a later date. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Ricky was born September 16, 1967, in Greenville, MS. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wynell and Charles Marion Cornelius. He is survived by his daughters, Amber Smith of Arkansas, and Heather Cornelius of Inverness, MS, and the late Tiffany Cornelius; sons, Richard Cornelius, Jr., of Greenville, MS and Charles Hunter Cornelius of Greenville, MS; three sisters, Teresa Harrison of Louisville, MS, Debra Bennett of Hattiesburg, MS, and Charlene Alcarez of California; a brother, Charles Cornelius of Greenville, MS; and three grandchildren.