July 26, 1944 – December 1, 2019
Danny McCormick was born July 26, 1944, at Frasier Hospital in Many, Louisiana, to E.C. and Geneva McCormick. He attended school in Many and was very active in sports from junior high through high school. Danny was listed as a high school All American and was sought after by many colleges throughout the nation. He attended Louisiana Tech on a basketball scholarship.
Danny worked for many years in production with the oil company ODECO. He then attended Northwestern State University and received a degree in education. Working with children with various disabilities was his joy. He served as an Adaptive Physical Education teacher for Mansfield and North DeSoto schools.
Danny loved his family and took pride in their accomplishments. His girls were the light of his life. He is survived by his wife, Patsy; two daughters, April and Broke; three granddaughters, Issabella and Madeleine Berry and Wright Guay; and one great granddaughter, Cayden Craig. He is also survived by his sister, Diane Turner and her husband, Wayne; a niece, Tanya Nordloh; his nephew, Reid Turner; and aunts, Velda McCormick and Willa Mae Shepherd; a sister-in-law, Cindy Calhoon, her husband, Richard and daughters Cara and Courtney. He will be missed by the McDonalds coffee group who met every afternoon to drink coffee and solve the world’s problems.
He is preceded in death by his parents, E.C. and Geneva McCormick.
A Memorial service will be held at First United Methodist Church in Many on Saturday, December 7th, at 11:00 A.M. Visitation will be at the church before the service beginning at 10:00 A.M.