Funeral service for Vic Cornett, 75, of Lamesa will be held Thursday, July 29, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church with Pastor Jim Medley officiating. Interment will follow to Dawson County Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Branon Funeral Home. Vic passed away on July 25, 2021 in Lubbock, Texas. He was born May 25, 1946, in Big Spring, Texas to W.H. “Buzz” and Ineta (Shortes) Cornett. He married the love of his life, Shirley Jean Brinkley July 19,1965 in Acuna, Mexico. They were married for 56 years. He farmed in Dawson County and Terry County for many years. Vic graduated from Oklahoma State Horseshoeing School. He was an avid horseman, farrier and true cowboy. He was known as one of the best horse trainers where he trained at Sunland Park Racetrack and Ruidoso Downs Racetrack. He retired from Cooper Natural Resources after 21 years. Vic loved spending time with his family and grandchildren. But most of all he is remembered as a prankster and loved joking around. Vic is survived by his spouse, Shirley Jean Cornett of Lamesa TX.; children, Craig Lynn Cornett of Lamesa, Cyndi Lyn Browne and husband, Alvis of Seagraves, Carla Lyn Tallmon of Ropesville and Stoney Chance Cornett and girlfriend, Macy of Lubbock; sister, Vieta Zeeck and husband, Charles of Lubbock; brother in law, Jerry Brinkley and wife, Christi of Amarillo; grandchildren, Trey Browne and wife, Karol, Tori Estenson and husband, Brad, and Haley Cheyenne Tallmon; and great grandchildren, Cooper Sloan Cornett and Grace Elody Browne; three nephews, Stephen Zeeck and wife, Ann, Michael Zeeck and wife, Ruth, and Kevin Zeeck and wife, Kathy. He is preceded in death by his parents. To send condolences, online please visit www.branonfuneralhome.com.