John William (Johnny) McCormick, 60 of Newton, MS, died Friday, September 21, 2012 at Pioneer Community Hospital in Newton, MS. Funeral services will be 11 AM, Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at Newton County Funeral Home South Chapel in Newton,MS.with Dr. Brian Rushing & Bro. Theron Harris officiating. Visitation will be held from 5 PM until 8 PM Monday at the funeral home. Internment will follow in Antioch Christian Church Cemetery in Hickory. Newton County Funeral Home South, 100 Old Highway 15 Loop, Newton, MS is in charge of arrangements 601-683-2152.
He enjoyed the outdoors, playing golf, and was an avid hunter where he was a Member of Redhat Deer Club. He loved his dog Hank who was his constant companion. He was survived by his wife: Debbie Hudson McCormick, Newton, MS; 2 Sons: Will McCormick, Rose Hill and Chad McCormick & wife Hemi, Rose Hill; Paige Randolph Amis & husband Colby, Brandon, MS and Dylan Randolph, Starkville, MS; 4 Sisters: Martha Ballard, Jackson, MS, Tillie Stewart & husband Luther, Shubuta, MS, Judy Rowell & husband Mitchell, Rose Hill, and Aurelia Pearl Alexander & husband Mike, Rose Hill; and 3 Grandchildren: Shelby, William, & John and numerous nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by his parents: John W McCormick & Aurelia Davis McCormick Wife: Charlene Reece McCormick
Pallbearers: Clay Chapman, Randy Loper, Jim Mason, John Mason, Steve Usry, Keith Luke and Bill Freeman. Honorary: Redhat Deer Club, Dylan Randolph, Colby Amis, David Hollingsworth, Michael Alexander, Mitchell Rowell, Derrell Edwards, and Danny Ray Reynolds