Gary McCormick FRIONA-Gary McCormick, 59, of Lubbock, formerly of Bovina, Texas, died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, in Lubbock, Texas. Family visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Blackwell-Mullins Funeral Home in Friona. Graveside services have been scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, in the Bovina Cemetery in Bovina, Texas, with Linda Stanberry of Oklahoma City, Okla., officiating. Gary Wayne McCormick was born on Dec. 22, 1952, in Pine Bluff, Ark., to Robert Lee McCormick and Betty Sue Easterling McCormick. He graduated from Bovina High School, and then began to work for Texas Department of Transportation in the highway department. He moved to Lubbock from Bovina in 1977. In Lubbock he was employed by Image Furnishings for 20 years and for Texas Tech University in construction for 10 years. When his children were growing up, he coached their baseball teams and umpired baseball games. He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by one daughter, Melody McCormick of Lubbock, Texas; two sons, Greg McCormick of Lubbock, Texas, and Larry McCormick of Plano, Texas; two sisters, Pam Cantrell of Lubbock, Texas, and Denise Rocha of Lubbock, Texas; one brother, Jeff McCormick of Pampa, Texas; and five grandchildren. Memorials may be made to Interim Hospice of Lubbock, 5224 75th Street #D, Lubbock, TX 79424. To sign the online register book, go to www.blackwellmullins.com.
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Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Nov. 1, 2012