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David McCorkle

November 4, 1969 ~ October 21, 2020 (age 50)

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David McCorkle

Age 50 of Essex, passed away Wednesday morning October 21, 2020 at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home.

Born November 4, 1969 in Peoria, David Paul was a son of Edwin “Ray” and Darlene (nee Beever) McCorkle. He was raised and educated in Reddick and graduated from Reddick High School with the Class of 1987. On April 24, 1990, David married Tina Marie Scott in Kankakee. David was a farmer for a majority of his life and took pleasure in riding his Harley.

Survivors include his father Ray; his wife of 30 years, Tina; four children: Steven McCorkle, Brian McCorkle, and Jonathan McCorkle all of Essex, and Jennifer Kindt of Georgia; one granddaughter, Andi June Kindt; brother Todd McCorkle of Essex; many nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews and all of his many friends.

David was preceded in death by his mother, Darlene and his maternal and paternal grandparents.

Per David’s wishes, cremation rites are being accorded and the family is planning a Celebration of David's Life at a later date. 

Preferred memorials may be made as gifts in David’s name to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 3 International Drive, Suite 200, Rye Brook, NY 10573 or at

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Cremation services and arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Baskerville Funeral Home in Wilmington. (815-476-2181)

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