McCORMICK, Ricky Joe, Sr.

McCORMICK, Ricky Joe, Sr., 63, of Bridgeport, OH, died Thursday, December 13, 2012, at the Acuity Specialty Hospital in Bellaire, OH.

He was born April 26, 1949, in Bellaire, OH, a son of the late John and Rosella Thatcher McCormick.

Ricky was a coal miner for the former North American Coal Corporation’s Number 5 Mine.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Betty Bennington, Judy Beckett and Kay Yocum and four brothers, Bill, George, John and Ronnie McCormick.

Surviving are his son, Ricky J. McCormick, Jr. and his daughter, Gina McCormick both of Bridgeport, OH; two sisters, Shirley Bates of Bellaire, OH and Lydia Garloch of Maynard, OH and two brothers, Curtis McCormick of Martins Ferry, OH and Gary McCormick of Glencoe, OH, also two grandsons, Chase and Justin McCormick.

Family and friends will be received at the Bauk necht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441 37th Street Bellaire, OH, on Sunday from 4-8 p.m. where services will be held on Monday at 1 p.m. with Rev. David M. Demarest officiating. Interment in the Holly Memorial Gardens in Pleasant Grove, OH.

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