Billy Bob McCormick, 79, passed away December 3, 2011 @ 2:24pm at the Taylorville Care Center, Taylorville, IL. He was born on March 24, 1932 in Herrin, IL. The son of Fred and Reba (Righnowar) McCormick. He was married to Joan Traughber on October 28, 1997 in Decatur, IL. He is a retired machinist from Caterpillar Tractor Company. He was affiliated with the First United Methodist Church in Taylorville and he was a lifetime member of the VFW Post # 4495 in Taylorville.
He is survived by wife, Joan; brother, Danny (Raelyn) McCormick of Groveland, IL.; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Norma & Harold Allison of Decatur, IL; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Peggy & Lester Fabicheski of Taylorville, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be from 9:00am to 11:00am Wednesday December 7, 2011 at the Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, Il. Funeral Services will be at 11:00am Wednesday December 7, 2011 at the Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, Il with Pastor Becky Lembke officiating. Internment will be at Oak Hill Cemetery, Taylorville Il with Military Graveside rites.
Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Homes, LTD, Taylorville. Sign on-line guestbook at www.suttonmemorialhome.com. Memorials: Taylorville Public Library, 121 W. Vine Street, Taylorville, IL 62568 or The First United Methodist Church, 200 S. Walnut Street, Taylorville, IL.