James T McCormick (J.T.) 83, Clinton, TN went home to be with the Lord on April 8, 2022, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
He was born on October 14, 1938, in Logan County, Kentucky to James T. McCormick Sr. and Rosa B. Hightower McCormick.
J.T. was preceded in death by his parents, his brother, Kenneth H. McCormick, and sister Brenda Toury
He was a lifelong member of St. Mark United Methodist Church in Clinton, TN, and enjoyed taking part in church activities.
He is survived by:
His wife of 56 years Patricia M. McCormick.
Children: Chris McCormick (Cindi) of Heiskell
Mike McCormick (Kim) of Heiskell
Sandy Doyle (Charlie) of Canton Georgia
Leslee Wilkinson (Jason) of Knoxville
Grandchildren: Joshua (Chasty) McCormick, Kayla Holcomb, Molly McCormick, Kelsey Gardner (Ethan), Grayson McCormick, Jake & Zoe Ann Wilkinson
Great-grandchildren: Brentley, Kennedy, and Gabriel.
Special sister-in-law: Doris Cobb McCormick
Brother and sister-in-law, Terry & Donna Sanders.
J.T. graduated from Clinton High School class of 1957, he attended Tennessee Tech. and Emory & Henry.
He served in the United States Marine Corp (Semper Fi), and he retired from the Y-12 plant after 31 years. He loved to fish, watch UT football and golf, (thank you, dear friend, Phil Holbrook), and he enjoyed family gatherings and his grandchildren.
The family wishes to thank Chuck & Brenda Smith for all their help and care. Special thanks to the staff of Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
There will be a graveside service on Tuesday, April 12, 2022, at 1:00 pm at Anderson Memorial Gardens with pastor Wayne Hedrick officiating. Full military service provided by the Campbell County Honor Guard.
In lieu of flowers the family are asking donations to be made to:
St. Mark United Methodist Church 252 North Main Street, Clinton, TN 37716
Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements