FREDERICKTOWN — James M. McCormick, 74, of Fredericktown, passed away on Monday, April 22, 2019, at his home.

He was born Oct. 6, 1944, in Morrow County, the son of Walter and Mildred (James) McCormick. James worked as a machinist for Potemkin Industries and Cooper Energy Services, but his true love was working on his family farm. James was a member of the Army Reserves.

He is survived by good friends, Joyce Greene, Reed Carper, Candy Grubaugh, Perry Prior and many others.

James was preceded in death by his parents.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, April 25, beginning at 2 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon. Burial will follow in Bloomfield Cemetery near Sparta.

Memorial contributions in James’s name may be made to your local humane society.

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