James “Jim” McCormick Saturday, May 31, 1952 – Friday, August 4, 2017

James “Jim” Ferrel McCormick 65 of Princeton, IN passed into his heavenly home on Friday, August 4, 2017 at the Deaconess Gateway Hospital located in Newburgh, IN. Jim was born on Saturday, May 31, 1952 in Yankeetown, IN to Robert and Helen (Lott) McCormick, both of whom precede. He was a longtime area resident and a member of the Tabernacle Church of Princeton. Jim is a Vietnam serving in the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne division until December of 1973. He was a long haul over the road truck driver working for K&C Trucking Company.
On Monday, March 9, 2009, in Henderson County, KY where he took Verda “Beverly” Williams to be his bride.
Survivors include his wife, Beverly McCormick of Princeton, sons; Michael McCormick of OK, Brian (Melissa) Bennett of Henderson, KY and Derek (Kaci) Bennett of Elgin, OK. Other survivors include daughter Nancy Williams of Princeton, IN and sisters; Shelda (Jim) Schmitt of Tell City, IN, Joyce Ann Witte of Momence, IL, Berty (Jim) Griggs of Momence, IL and Carol Jo (Randy) Harrison also of Momence, IL. Also surviving are 13 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
Jim is preceded in death by his parents and brother, Andy and 1 great grandchild.
The family has entrusted Doyle Funeral Home of Princeton with arrangements.
Funeral services will be at 6:00 P.M. on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at Doyle Funeral Home located at 520 S. Main St. in Princeton, IN with the retired veteran group performing military honors to begin the services. Rev. Randy Duncan will be officiating the services.
Visitation will be on Thursday, August 10, 2017 from 2:00 P.M. until time of service at 6:00 P.M. with cremation to follow.
For information call 812-385-4334. Condolences may be made online at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or the funeral home facebook page.
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2 thoughts on “James “Jim” McCormick Saturday, May 31, 1952 – Friday, August 4, 2017

  1. George Pickersgill - Gibson Co. Veterans Service Office

    On behalf of the citizens of a grateful county, we honor Mr. McCormick’s military service. We owe him, and those like him, a tremendous debt of gratitude. Our nation is surely a better and safer on because of his selflessness. I beg you to contact me if I may be of any service to your family. With deepest respect and sympathy.

  2. John and Teresa Walters

    I knew Jim for several years and he was one great guy! I met him when I worked at Southern Indiana Wood Preserving near Winslow, Indiana and he hauled railroad ties for our company for many, many years. Our friendship continued for several years and my husband and I sold him a Jeep that John had built from the ground up. He was a wonderful man and he was so proud to have served his country. Rest In Peace Jim, we will truly miss you!

    John and Teresa Walters, Petersburg, Indiana


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