1933 - 2013


McCORD, DARRIS - October 9, 2013, peacefully at home in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Age 80. He was born in Franklin, Tennessee, in 1933. Darris graduated from Franklin High School's class of 1950 and accepted a scholarship to the University of Tennessee. McCord captained the 1954 Vols and was...

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Truly a gentle Giant. I was employed by Darris at MPI for 7 years. He was an incredible guy. Just found out he passed. Rip......

Always in our hearts and minds...kick the door down Bum, you belong in heaven.

To the family of Mr. Darris McCord, you have deepest sympathy of the loss of your loved one. I know he'll be missed. May you have peace during this difficult time. (Numbers 6:26).

Green grass sandy beaches gentle breezes tropical waters

To Mike,

I am very sorry to have learned of your father's passing. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.

Dear Helen and family,
We're very sorry to hear of Darris's passing and recent illness. He was a wonderful man, and always a pleasure to be around. I truly wish I had had more time to get to know him even better. While we've been out of touch for many years, Mary and I send you our deepest sympathies and condolences.

Greg and Mary

Dear Aunt Helen, I'm sincerely sorry to hear of your loss. I always remember him as # 78 and an uncle I was always proud of. I'll always remember when Mike and I went to Cranbrook as waterboys with uncle Darris, it's one of my most precious memories. Talk about positively influencing a young boy! I do remember him as a "gentle giant" looking just as he did in that football photo. I never got to see him age. After your sister and Dad died we never really had contact. I'm sorry about...

Our buddy has went to the other side. He was always a shining light of wisdom, fun to be around and left us with many unbelievable memories. He will be missed by each and every one of us that were lucky enough to personally have enjoyed his company. A stronger man I've never meet. Many called him a gentle giant . We have shared with Darris and Helen many, many fun filled gatherings and those memories are priceless. My heavy heart cries for his family in their loss of their amazing father...