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James Edward McCormick, Jr.

August 4, 1955 - March 8, 2020

James E. McCormick, Jr., 64, of Wheeling, WV, formerly of South Carolina, passed away Sunday, March 8, 2020, at his home.

Jimmy was born August 4, 1955, in Wheeling, a son of Joann (Auber) McCormick of Wheeling and the late James E. McCormick, Sr.

Jimmy attended Linsly Military Institute, and was a 1973 graduate of Triadelphia High School. He attended West Virginia University and later graduated, in 2003, with a nursing degree from West Liberty State College. Jimmy was a former employee and then former owner of Chas. M. Sledd Company, a family owned business; and then a registered nurse, where he practiced in Wheeling and South Carolina. He was also a former Big Brother of America; past president of the West Virginia Wholesalers Association; and a member of various other business related associations.

In addition to his father, Jimmy was preceded in death by a brother, Paul Douglas McCormick. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his two sisters, Diane Wojchowski and Beth (Jody) Prather, both of Wheeling; a brother, John McCormick of Wheeling; nieces and nephews, Justin Zdonczyk, Tyler (Lexie) Prather, Ali (Steven) Yahn, Trey Prather and Morgan Wojchowski, all of Wheeling; five great-nieces and nephews; and Jimmy’s very special friend and caregiver, Paul Hendershot of Wheeling.

Friends will be received on Thursday, March 12, 2020, at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling, from 5:30 pm until time of memorial service at 6 pm, with Pastor R. Paul Schafer officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Ohio County Animal Shelter, 7011 National Road, Triadelphia, WV 26059, or online at www.TMCfunding.com (Click Here).

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, March 12, 2020

Time: 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel

1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003


Service Information

Date: Thursday, March 12, 2020

Time: 6:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel

1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003


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