Frederick Reckard McCormick, III, of Warm Hearth Village, Blacksburg, passed away on Nov. 13, 2020, due to complications of metastasized cancer.
Fred was born in July 1940 in Huntington, W.Va., to the late Fred R. McCormick, Jr., and Nancy McCormick Carson. He graduated from Marshall University with a degree in business administration and moved to Virginia in 1963. He lived in Radford for more than 45 years and moved to Blacksburg in 2014. His career included work as an industrial accountant for Kollmorgen Inland Motors in Radford and TMD Friction in Dublin.
Fred is survived by his wife of 57 years, Lelia (“Lee”) McCormick; a daughter, Amy McCormick Diduch, Ph.D; and a son-in-law, B. Kent Diduch, M.D. of Staunton; a granddaughter, Emma Diduch, a graduate student at Oxford University; and a son, Alan F. McCormick, Esq. and Cheryl Garr of Missoula, Mont.
He is also survived by his brother, Michael J. McCormick and wife Rhoda of Bozeman, Mont.; and nephews Scott McCormick, Brian McCormick and families of Bozeman, Mont.; a sister-in-law, Marcia Moore Ware, and her husband, Julian W. Ware of Princeton W.Va.; nieces Jennifer Ware and Sandra Ware of Princeton, W.Va.; a brother-in-law, S. Brent Moore, of Dunmore, W.Va.; a niece, Sharon Moore Owens and family of Daniels, W.Va.; and a stepbrother, Robert Carson and his wife Robin and family in Towson, Md.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made to the Blacksburg Presbyterian Church, 701 Church Street SE, Blacksburg, VA 24060, or to Warm Hearth Village Foundation Neighbors in Need, 2387 Warm Hearth Drive, Blacksburg, VA 24060.
Arrangements by McCoy Funeral Home, in Blacksburg, VA, (540) 552-3211, www.mccoyfuneralhome.com.