James McCormick, age 75, passed away on Monday, February 15, 2010. Funeral services will be held on Friday, February 19, 2010 at 11:00 am at Summers-Bakker Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Eastland Cemetery. A visitation will be held on Thursday, February 18, 2010 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at the funeral home.
James Scott McCormick was born on December 13, 1934 in Floydada, Texas to Robert Scott and Mary Fay (Summerland) McCormick. He attended high school in Lockney and married Altha Kellar on November 9, 1953 in Floydada. They were blessed with over fifty six years of marriage and two children. Very soon after James and Altha married they moved to Eastland. He owned and operated J & A Bargain Box and truly enjoyed spending much time talking to the customers. Later he worked for the Eastland ISD maintenance department. He was a member of Harmony Baptist Church. He loved spending time with his family and friends. They were his true joy.
James is survived by his wife, Altha, of Eastland; his son, J. R. McCormick, of Eastland; his daughter, Carolyn Arnold, of Eastland; his sisters, Lajuanna Swan and Nita Hyer and her husband Robert; four grandchildren and five step-grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren (with one on the way) and four step-great-grandchildren.