David "Peanut" McCormick, age 65, passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at his home.
Peanut was a loving husband, father and papaw. He was crazy about his family. Mr. McCormick was so proud of his son Tony and wife, Brianne and their children. Peanut was a charter member of the Atkins Volunteer Fire Department where he was treasurer and an honorary member for many years. He loved to make people laugh whether at home or on the job. Peanut worked at Virginia House for 23 years and then retired from Hungry Mother State Park. His laugh and gentle ways will be missed.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Howard Sr. and Helen McCormick; brother, Howard "Chunky" McCormick; and infant brother, Gary Dale McCormick.
Peanut is survived by his wife of 47 years, Carol Lane McCormick; son, Tony McCormick and wife, Brianne, all of Atkins, Va.; brother, Donnie McCormick and wife, Joyce; sister-in-law, Brenda McCormick, all of Marion, Va.; brothers-in-law, Van Lane and Steven Lane, both of Rural Retreat, Va.; three grandchildren, Noah, Jacob and Madison McCormick; special friend Charlie Martin of Marion, Va.; and several nieces and nephews.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to New Century Hospice and neighbors who have helped.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel with Pastor Justin Hall officiating. Burial will be private. The family will receive friends Saturday, from Noon until 2 p.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel.
To share memories of David "Peanut" McCormick, please visit www.seaverbrown.com. Care for Peanut's family has been entrusted to Seaver-Brown Funeral Service and Crematory, 237 East Main Street, Marion, Va. 24354.