SIKESTON -- James E. McCormick, 63, died Aug. 3, 2012, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
Born Feb. 2, 1949, in Salcedo, to the late Abraham Lincoln and Geneva Louella McCormick Burgess Sr., he was a self-employed carpenter, and had served in the U.S. Army.
Survivors include: two brothers, Ricky Burgess of Bloomfield and Dennis Burgess of Sikeston; and two sisters, Mary Burgess of Sikeston and Jeneth Williams of Bloomfield.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield, with Jennifer Brashear, pastor of the Church of God of Prophecy in Bertrand, officiating.
Nunnelee Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent at: www.nunneleefuneralchapel.com.