Everett Lee McCormick

Born: Sun., May 5, 1929
Died: Tue., Dec. 18, 2012

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Everett Lee McCormick, 83, Robinson, Illinois passed away at 9:07 a.m. Tuesday, December 18,2012 at his residence.

Born May 5, 1929 in Crawford County, Illinois he was the son of Cecil McCormick and May (Robinson) McCormick. Everett entered into Basic Training Ft. Bragg, N.C. 1946; Korea 1947 with the 27th Special Service Co. 24th Corp; 1948 - 1949, 6915th ASV Western CML CTR Toole VTOK Dugway Proving Grounds; 1950 - 1952, 304th Signal Operations BN 8th Army Korea & Japan; 1952 - 1953, 199th Engineer Combat Battalion, Ft. Leonard Wood, MO 322 ENG Combat Group; 1954 - 1956, 21st Transportation Battalion Port Command Pussan Korea; 1956 - 1958, Co C 1st MTB 1st CAV 1st Armor Div Ft. Polk, LA; 1958 - 1959, Ft. Hood, TX; 1960 - 1963, Troop B 1st Recon Squadron 11th Arm CAV, Germany; 1963 - Retirement, 1st Battalion 63rd Armor Big Red One, Everett retired after 20 years from the United States Army in 1966. He then worked at Victor Dana, Robinson, Illinois; in Daytona Beach managed a couple of motel's plus various other jobs through the years. He was a member of the Prior Grove Baptist Church, rural Oblong,Illinois; Robinson American Legion Post then transferred to the Oblong American Legion Post #219. He loved to cook and working in the garden. Everett enjoyed life, his friends and especially his family.

On October 2, 1968 he married Vera Imogene Tracy, who preceded him in death on February 20, 2006. On December 23, 2006, he married Betty M. Jenkins Siverly, who survives. Also surviving are three sons and daughter-in-law, Gary Woolverton, Robinson, Illinois, Rick & Beverly Woolverton, Shelbyville, Illinois and Myron Woolverton, Robinson, Illinois; two daughters, Gloria Rowquillo, Benson, Arizona and Patrica Ogalsbee, Robinson, Illinois; three step-daughters, Janice Robinson, Robinson, Illinois, Jane Lewis, Oblong, Illinois and Terry & Daryl Fisher, Robinson, Illinois; many grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; a half sister, Terry Rutherford Merrimack, New Hampshire; a half brother, Bobby McCormick, Merrimack, New Hampshire and several nieces and nephews.

Preceding Everett in death were his parents; wife; one brother, Rex McCormick; one daughter, Mary Stewart; half sister, Shirley Tracy; step-son, Steve Woolverton and a granddaughter, Lacey Woolverton.

The funeral will be 10:00 A.M. Friday, December 21, 2012 at the Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong with Bro. Jeff Monroney officiating. Burial will be Prior Grove Cemetery, rural Oblong, Illinois. Visitation is from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Thursday, December 20, 2012 and Friday 8:00 a.m. until time of service.

Full Military Rites will be conducted by the Oblong American Legion Post #219.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the Oblong American Legion Post #219 with envelopes at or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home, P.O. Box 121, Oblong, Illinos 62449

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