Cover photo for David E. McCormack Sr.'s Obituary
David E. McCormack Sr. Profile Photo
1931 David 2022

David E. McCormack Sr.

May 19, 1931 — November 12, 2022

David E. McCormack, Sr.

Keller, Texas formerly of Tupelo - David Eugene McCormack, Sr., age 91, passed away on Saturday, November 12, 2022 in Keller, Texas after a brief illness. Born on May 19, 1931, in Shannon, Mississippi, he was the son of William and Manda McCormack. David attended the University of Mississippi and graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. Upon graduation David was employed at Hunter Sadler before being drafted to serve in the United States Army where he was stationed in Germany during the Korean War. Upon returning home from service, he spent the next 28 years at Campbell 66 Express and a few additional years at Brown Transportation and Arkansas Freightways before retiring from the transportation industry. After retirement, David enjoyed driving automobiles for various dealerships in Tupelo with all his friends. He loved the outdoors and spent a lot of time on the weekends at his farm where he enjoyed hunting and fishing with family and friends. David also loved playing golf and spent many weekends on the golf course with his kids. He also enjoyed spending time with family and friends whether it was weekend card games, softball or basketball games and tournaments or the many vacations to the beaches of Panama City and Destin, Florida. He was a long-time member of Harrisburg Baptist Church.

David leaves behind his two children, Jennifer McCormack of Keller, Texas, and David McCormack (Tally) of Santa Fe, New Mexico; and two grandchildren, Ben McCormack of Santa Fe, New Mexico, and Mary Tally McCormack-Luedtke (Bobby) of Pasadena, California.

David was preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, Betty; parents, William and Manda McCormack; and five sisters.

Visitation will be 12 p.m. until service time Sunday, November 20, 2022, at Pegues, Tupelo.

Services to celebrate David’s life will be 2 p.m. Sunday, November 20, 2022, at the Jefferson Street Chapel of Pegues with Rev. David Smith officiating. Graveside services with Military Honors will follow at Lee Memorial Park.

Pallbearers will be Ben McCormack, Nickey Coggins, John Coggins, Ronald Coggins, Brian Riggs, Mike Collum, Scott Coward, and Kevin Coward.

Expressions of sympathy and fond memories may be shared at .
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of David E. McCormack Sr., please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Sunday, November 20, 2022

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Sunday, November 20, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Photo Gallery

Visits: 11

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree