Everette M. McCormick, 56, of Cabool, Missouri, passed away on Thursday morning, October 1, 2020, at his home surrounded by his family.
He was born on April 5, 1964 in Fayetteville, Arkansas, the son of Charles and Barbara (Crowl) McCormick.
Everette grew up in West Fork, Arkansas, and graduated from West Fork High in 1982. He moved with his family to Willow Springs, Missouri, in the early 1980s.
Everette was united in marriage to Cheree Frost on March 10, 1995 in Highland, Arkansas. They had and raised seven children.
He was employed by Wilbert Vault Company, Glen’s Propane, and Caterpillar for his working years. He enjoyed working on cars as well as detailing cars as side hobbies and purchased, worked on and resold many vehicles. He also loved spending time with his kids and grandchildren. One of the greatest joys of his life was being a papa.
Everette was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Michael McCormick; his granddaughters, Rylee Collins, Madison Sigman and McKenzie Sigman; and his paternal and maternal grandparents.
He is survived by his loving wife, Cheree of the home; children, Christy Sigman of Pocahontas, Arkansas, Chasta Kempf and husband Brad of Montgomery City, Missouri, Carla Blackburn of Pocahontas, Arkansas, Curtis McCormick of Independence, Missouri, Trevor Sigman and Amanda Sigman of Fernley, Nevada, Lacey Collins and husband Preston of Willow Springs, and Tyler McCormick of Cabool; ten grandchildren, Noah, Braden, Gavin, Ashlynn, Zooey, Parker, Addison, Joel, Lucas and Weston; brothers, Charles McCormick and wife Sandy of Springdale, Arkansas, and Sean McCormick and wife Angela of West Plains, Missouri; sister, Michelle Brooks of Willow Springs; and a host of other relatives, including many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews and a host of friends who will miss him very much.
Graveside services were held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 6, 2020, at Lone Star Cemetery near Mountain Grove, Missouri, with Dennis Lindsay officiating. Pallbearers were Curtis McCormick, Tyler McCormick, Preston Collins, Brad Kempf, Aaron McCormick and Leon Singleton. Honorary pallbearers were Trevor Sigman, Blake McCormick, Ivan Arthur, Chuck Gallagher, Bruce Whanger, Bob Brill, Eddie Frost and Catlin Friend. Interment was in Lone Star Cemetery under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool. Online condolences may be made at www.egcfuneralhome.com.