Joe Frank McCormick, Sr., 84, of Steinhattchee, passed away on Sunday, January 30, 2022, at his residence following a brief illness.
He was born in Hartford, AL and had lived in Seinhattchee 20 years, coming from Satsuma.
He was a graduate of Geneva County High School in Hartford, AL where he played running back and safety on the football team and also played on the Auburn University national champion football team. He served honorably in the U.S. Air Force. He retired as regional division manager in the southeast for Brown and Williamson Tobacco Company. He was a member of American Legion Post 0291 in Steinhatchee. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Audrey Shivers; and a brother, Robert McCormick.
Surviving are a son, Joe McCormick, Jr. of Steinhatchee; a step-con, Jim Taylor of Palatka; and a sister, Beth Lee.
Services will be private.
Friends may sign the online register at www.themastersfuneralhomes.com.
Masters Funeral Home of Palatka is in charge of arrangements.