Born: Thursday Feb 14, 1991

Died: Thursday May 3, 2018


Corum "Cory" Powell Shropshire

February 14, 1991 - May 3, 2018

Corum “Cory” Powell Shropshire, 27, of Ruffin, passed away on May 3, 2018.  

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 in Fair Funeral Home Chapel.  Interment will follow the service in Dan River Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service (1-2 pm) and other times at the home of his grandparents, Curtis and Janice Corum, 670 Berryhill Bridge Road, Ruffin.  

Cory was born on February 14, 1991 to Joy Corum Shropshire at Annie Penn Hospital in Reidsville, NC.  He was of the Baptist faith.  Cory graduated from Western Carolina University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice.  He worked for Wells Fargo Bank in Winston Salem, NC as a Fraud Investigator.  Cory was a huge collector of books and enjoyed to read.  He loved animals, children, and he especially loved his family.  He will be greatly missed by all that knew him.

Cory is survived by his mother, Joy Corum Shropshire of Ruffin, his son, Aiden Wright Shropshire of Eden; his maternal grandparents, Curtis Corum and Janice Adkins Corum of Ruffin; his three beloved cats, Eevee, Abbie and Scarlet and Boxer dog, Ruby.

He is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Dillard Shropshire and Kathryn Shropshire.

Because of his love of animals, memorial contributions may be made to the Rockingham County Animal Shelter, 250 Cherokee Camp Rd, Reidsville, NC 27320.  

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fairfuneralhome.com



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I am so sorry from the loss of your beloved son and grandson. My prayers to all Love your cousin
Debbie

Joy, I cannot imagine the sorrow you feel. I pray for God to comfort you.wkTY
Regina Craig

Joy, I'm so sorry for your loss. You're in my thoughts and prayers.
Sandra Kingston

Curtis, Janice & family, I'm so sorry to hear of your Grandsons' passing. He must have a great employee You all will be in my thoughts & prayers. May God bless & comfort you as you go thru this difficult time. He was a good-looking man, Love in Christ, Nancy & Harold Raines.
Nancy Raines

Joy, Curtis and Janice, there are no words. I am so sorry for your loss. I know Cory was the light of your lives. David, my husband, and I are thinking of you at this time. Although we are out of town until the 9th, our hearts and prayers will be with you all. Heaven has your angel until you get there. Love and condolences, Lisa Finney Griffith.
Lisa Finney Griffith

My thoughts and prayers go out to your family at during the difficult time ahead...
Catina Corum

Dana & Tanya, I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May the peace of God comfort you now and through the difficult days ahead. Donna Bailey
Donna Bailey

Joy, I am so sorry this has happened. I can’t imagine what you’re going through. Please let me know if you need anything at all. I’m just 90 minutes away. I am praying for you and your family, for God to give you peace that passes understanding. Love you always, Sallie
Sallie Jackson

The Shropshire Family, We really want to say how sorry we are at that difficult time. Our thoughts are with all of you. Cory had a loving Father and Mother. We are praying that you all find peace. This to will pass.
Tina

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