James McCormick

James McCormick

James R. “Jim” McCormick of Plainwell, Michigan passed away unexpectedly Friday, October 7, 2011 at his home. Mr. McCormick was born February 3, 1940 in Kalamazoo to Kenneth and Ethyl (Amsbury) McCormick. He was a member of the Plainwell High School Class of 1958 and from 1961 to 1965 he served his country in the U.S. Navy. For 38 years he was employed as a tool and die maker with Parker Hannifin Brass. Jim was a member of the Otsego Moose Lodge #345, the Allegan Eagles Lodge and the American Legion of Allegan. In his leisure time he enjoyed working crossword puzzles and reading.

Surviving is his wife of 26 years, Linda (Jackson). Also surviving are a son, Jim of Kalamazoo; two grandsons, Kiefer and Shane of Kalamazoo; his siblings, Ruth Wicklund of Bradley, Mick (Cathy) McCormick of Allegan, Betsy (Joe) Tutchton of Colorado, Mary Haywood and Linda McCormick, both of Texas; step-children, Scott (Sherry) Hickman of Dowling, Michael Hickman of Kalamazoo and Tamera (Kirk) Wise of Florida; nine step-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and by a sister, Barbara Stephens in 2002.

In keeping with his wishes, cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service at the Otsego Moose Lodge will be held at 12:00 Noon on Monday, October 10th.

Messages of condolence may be left at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com

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  1. Amy Triplett says:

    Dear Linda, Kiefer, and Shane,
    I am so sorry for your loss. I have great memories of Jim as a big, friendly man who always had a smile and a hug for me. His great love for all of you was always evident. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
    With sympathy,
    Amy Triplett

  2. Don Hurlbut says:

    So sorry to hear of Jim’s passing. I worked with Jim in the tool room at Parker and have many good memories from our time spent working together. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family.

  3. Jerry and Judy Shumaker says:

    We are so sorry for your loss. The PHS Class of 58′ was a good class and Jim will be missed at our get togethers in the future. Please know that we are thinking of all of your family and sending our sympathy your way. Take care now.

  4. Barb Hodapp Sisson says:

    I remember Jim as a classmate and one of our neighborhood kids.. We will miss him at our class gatherings… My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  5. June Johnson Kennedy says:

    Our class of 1958 of Plainwell High School will miss Jim at our get togethers. I want to send my condolences to the family. Jim was a very special person’

    June Johnson Kennedy

  6. Jackie Friar says:

    Linda and family
    So sorry to hear about Jim’s passing my thoughts are with you and you family
    Your friend
    Jackie (Fergusson) Friar

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