Eugene McCormick died of natural causes at 7:04 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at the home of his daughter in Cadiz.
He was born on Oct. 10, 1930, in Trigg County to Lean McCormick.
Mr. McCormick was a line-o-type operator for The Cadiz Record from 1953 – 1972. He retired from Lake Barkley State Resort Park where he was the front desk supervisor from 1973-1993. He operated the Kentucky Theatre in Cadiz in the 1960s. He was of the Christian faith and he was a Kentucky Colonel.
Eugene was preceded in death by his mother, Lena McCormick; two brothers, Morris and Vernon McCormick; and one sister, Lucy Figg.
He is survived by one daughter, Jeannie Boyd of Cadiz; grandchildren, Hershel and Stephanie Boyd, Jr. and Amy and Alex Baker; great grandchildren, Micah Baker, Cody Baker, Caleb Gerry and Emma Rose Boyd.
Music was provided by Gene Johnson, vocalist. Memorials may be made to Pennyroyal Hospice, 220 Burley Ave., Hopkinsville, KY 42240.