Joseph R. “Joey” McCormick
Last updated 3/8/2012 at Noon
Joseph R. “Joey” McCormick went home to be with his Lord and Savior on March 6, at the age of 65.
Joe was born in Orange, to J.R. “Dixie” and Elizabeth Langford McCormick on Feb. 17, 1947. He grew up and attended school in Orange. Joe worked at Dixie Glass Co. with his dad and then at the OCARC in later years. He moved to Sugar Land in 1999 where he volunteered at his retirement center and the local food pantry. Joe also enjoyed attending Vintage Chevrolet tours with his sister and brother-in-law. He made friends wherever he went.
Joe was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his sisters and spouses, Robert and Carolyn McCormick Couch, Rick and Barbara McCormick Tipple, as well as nephews and nieces.
Services will be held on Saturday, March 10, at 1:00 p.m. at First Methodist Church, Orange. Burial will follow at Orange Forest Lawn Cemetery in West Orange.
Visitation will be held on Friday night from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at Claybar Funeral Home, Orange.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to East Fort Bend Human Needs Ministry, P.O. Box 1611, Stafford, TX 77497-1611, where Joe served as a volunteer.
At a later date, a memorial service will be held at the Sugar Land Baptist Church where Joe attended regularly.