Funeral arrangements released for local Student Resource Officer


Funeral arrangements have been released for Sean Cornett of Kingsport.

Cornett served as a Student Resource Office at Dobyns-Bennett High school for the last eight years. He worked for the Kingsport Police Department since 2004.

He passed away on April 17th at the age of 45.

According to Scott County Funeral Home, a visitation will take place on Sunday April 29th, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. at the Dobyns-Bennett Dome in Kingsport.

A celebration of life service will be conducted at 4 p.m. on Sunday with Pastor Billy Pearson, Chief David Quillin, Dr. Chris Hampton, Lt. Justin Quillin, and Melissa Campbell providing words of comfort.

A private graveside service will be conducted by the Kingsport Police Honor Guard at Holston View Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Kingsport Police Union, Local 168, P.O. Box 7221, Kingsport, TN 37664. You can send an online condolence to the family by visiting

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