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September 23, 1935 –  January 10, 2018  Denison- Memorial Services for David Eugene “Gene” McCorkle, 82, are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Saturday, February 3, 2018 at Meador Funeral Home Chapel, Whitesboro, Texas with Ricky Patterson officiating.He passed away on Wednesday, January 10,2018 at Denison Rehabilitation.
He was born September 23, 1935 in Collinsville, Texas to Clay and Irene (Underwood) McCorkle. He graduated from Collinsville High School and worked for Texas Instruments for 35 years before retiring. Gene enjoyed gardening and was an avid hunter who enjoyed traveling to Colorado for deer hunts. He loved his dogs, the Dallas Cowboys and the Texas Rangers.
Survivors include his wife, Lou (West) McCorkle of Denison; a daughter, Christi McCorkle of Denison; son, Casey McCorkle and wife, Joy-Lynn Bateman-McCorkle of Sherman; son, Mitchell McCraw and husband, Deron of Denison; brother, Wayne “Red” McCorkle of Collinsville; brother, Louis McCorkle and wife, Kay of Georgetown; sister, JoAnn Taylor of San Antonio; brother-in-law, Joe West and wife, Norma of Whitesboro; brother-in-law, Jim West and wife, Barbara of Gainesville; two grandchildren, Tyger and Ryder Bateman-McCorkle; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Gene was preceded in death by his parents Clay and Irene McCorkle; and two sisters, Shirley Halff and Gayle Voyles.
The family wishes to extend a special thank you to their home healthcare provider Deb Hardin for her care of Gene.
In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Denison Animal Welfare Group (DAWG) P.O. Box 1330 Denison, Texas 75021. http://videos.lifetributes.com/868375