ROCK SPRINGS, WYOMING (September 24, 2020) — Charles Donald McCormick, 88, passed away on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was a resident of Rock Springs, for the past 11 years and a former resident of Bella Vista, Arkansas, and Land O’Lakes, Wisconsin.
Chuck was born July 23, 1932, in Streator, Illinois, the son of David McCormick and Marie Reynolds McCormick.
He attended schools in Rockton, Illinois, and was a 1950 graduate of Rockton High School.
Chuck married Audrey E. Sabin on November 3, 1951, in Hudson, Wisconsin.
Chuck served in the United States Army during the Korean War.
Chuck enjoyed different jobs throughout his life. His last job as a crossing guard at Sage Elementary School was his favorite and brought him the most joy.
Chuck was a member of American Legion Archie Hay Post #24 in Rock Springs. He was a lifetime member of the Wisconsin Sheriff Association, a 25-year member of the Wisconsin Lions Club, and was also Northland Pines School Board Member.
His interests included spending time with his family, working, and he enjoyed cooking and considered himself a foodie.
Survivors include his wife, Audrey E. McCormick of Rock Springs; one son, Peter McCormick of Shawano, Wisconsin; two daughters, Cathy Justice of Rock Springs, and Sandi Chitwood and husband Bill of Boulder, Wyoming; one daughter-in-law, Kathy McCormick of Green River, Wyoming; several grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by parents; one brother; one son, Charles David McCormick; one daughter, Connie LaFriske; and one grandson, Clayton Brisko.
Cremation has taken place. A military graveside service and inurnment will be conducted at 2 p.m., Monday, September 28, 2020, at the Rock Springs Municipal Cemetery. Masks and social distancing are suggested.
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