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Melvin Ray McCormick – June 3, 2020

Wednesday, June 10th, 2020

Melvin Ray McCormick

Melvin Ray McCormick, 88, of Janesville, CA passed away on June 3, 2020 surrounded by his loving family.  He was born in Bonanza, AR in May, 1932 by parents Virgil and Mabel (nee Hill) McCormick.  His family moved to Bell Gardens, CA when he was a young boy.

He played music with his sister on the local Sunday morning radio shows.  He enlisted in the Air Force in 1951 and after basic training married Norma (nee McCutcheon) in May 1952.  He served in the Air Force for 21 years in both the Aerospace and Aircraft divisions.  As a Shriner he has participated in Veteran’s Day Parades in Susanville.  He loved blue grass music and enjoyed playing and singing with people around town.

He is survived by his children Alan and Sharon McCormick of Rio Vista, CA,  Susan and Larry Skidmore Sr of Essex, MD, and Tamie and Dave Mowery of Susanville.  He has 9 grand children, and 20 great grandchildren.  Funeral arrangements to be announced.


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