Harry Hensley McCormick

harry mccormick


Harry H. McCormick, 83 of Englewood passed away at his home on June 27 after a long illness. He was born September 7, 1922 in El Dorado, Kansas. He enlisted in the Army Air Corps in January 1942 and served in the Chine Burma India Theater during World War II until November 1945. He graduated from Kansas State University with a degree in electrical engineering in 1948. He married Harriet E. Myers of Americus, Kansas on April 5, 1947. They moved to Denver in 1948 when he went to work for Public Service Company of Colorado. They had four children and moved to Englewood in 1957. Harry retired from Public Service Company as the Plant Manager at the Arapahoe Power Plant in 1987. He was an active member of Englewood United Methodist Church and the Englewood Kiwanis Club where he served as club president in 1972-1973. He taught Hunter Safety courses for several years to local and state 4-H clubs and was active with the local Boy Scouts of America. After his retirement he delivered books for the Englewood Public Library and meals for the Meals on Wheels program for several years. He will be remembered for his love of gardening, hiking, fishing, hunting, skiing and reading with his cat Nuisance.
Harry is survived by his wife Harriet, two sons Robert (Kob) of North Carolina, Steve (Pam) of Littleton, Colorado, two daughters Christine Locatelli (Steve) of Conifer, Colorado and Roxanne Bryant (Mike) of South Dakota, a brother Mack H. McCormick of Florence, Oregon, and 5 grand children, ENS. Mark Locatelli USN, Ashley and Lindsey McCormick, and Lauren and Matthew Bryant. He was preceded in death by his father Claude C. McCormick, his mother Velma G. McCormick both of El Dorado, Kansas and brother Jack R. McCormick of Providence, Rhode Island.
Services are set for Monday July 3rd at Englewood United Methodist Church: 9:00 am visitation with services to follow at 10:00 am. Internment will be at Fort Logan National Cemetery at Noon at staging area A.
Donations in lieu of flowers should be made to Englewood Public Library, Englewood United Methodist Church, The Salvation Army or the charity of your choice.

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