Lewis E. McCormick, 92, of Wallonia, passed away Wednesday, November 24, 2021, at Shady Lawn Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Cadiz.

Born April 18, 1929, in Difficult, Tenn., he was the son of the late Harry Fredrick “H.F.” McCormick and Amanda Cook McCormick. He was a lifelong farmer in the Wallonia community of Trigg County and served in the United States Army in the occupied territory of Japan. Lewis was actively involved in the Trigg County Farm Bureau Chapter, and served on the Board of Supervisors of the Trigg County Soil Conservation District where he was an active farm member working towards land conservation and farm stewardship. He was also a honored to be inducted into the Kentucky Colonel Association. Lewis was a faithful member of Wallonia Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Dotty Overby McCormick and brothers, Lawrence McCormick and Gene McCormick.

He is survived by his sons, Lewis Edward McCormick, Jr. of Wallonia, Patrick (Holly) McCormick of Cadiz; daughter, Andrea McCormick of Nashville, Tenn.; four grandsons, Garrett McCormick, Reid McCormick, Cameron McCormick, Kayson Ford; brother, Jerry McCormick of Cadiz; and sister, Ruth Bridges of Cadiz.

Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main Street in Cadiz, where the family will receive friends from noon until the funeral service hour of 2 p.m., Sunday, November 28, 2021. Burial will follow at Wall Cemetery in Wallonia.

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