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Gary Mccorcle

June 24, 1945 — April 25, 2022


Gary Edwin McCorcle,76, Passed away on Monday, April 25, 2022, in Odessa, Texas.

Visitation will be 5 PM – 7 PM, Thursday, April 28, 2022, at Sunset Funeral Home.

Graveside services will be held at 1 PM, Friday, April 29, 2022, at Sunset Memorial Gardens with the Reverend Dr. Jimmy Braswell of Home Hospice officiating.

Gary Edward McCorcle was born in Odessa, Texas, to Finnis and Judy McCorcle on June 24, 1945.

He went to school at Odessa High School. He married Sara Corene Swinney on January 4, 1964, in Odessa, Texas. He worked for Huntsman for over 30 years. He then worked for Jones Brothers Dirt & Paving for over 10 years as a Safety Director. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and served in the Army. He participated in numerous organizations, including the Ector County Sheriff’s Department, Sons of Confederate Veterans, Masonic Lodge, Knights Templar and Sons of the Confederate Revolution. He received numerous honors, awards, and achievements.

Gary Edwin McCorcle is preceded in death by father Finnis McCorcle; mother, Judy McCorcle; wife, Sara Corene McCorcle; brothers, Thelton McCorcle and Jim McCorcle; son-in-law, Allan Cowan; and grandson, Cody Hollinghead.

Gary Edwin McCorcle is survived by brother, Doug McCorkle; daughters, Wendie Williams and husband Floyd, Tracy Holguin and husband Mike; and son, John McCorcle. He is also survived by grandchildren, Brandon Irvin and wife Ashley, Eric Irvin and wife Brittany, Lindsy Hutchinson and husband Clay, Brad Cowan and wife Colleen, Caitlin Ballard and husband Kirby; great grandchildren, Jayde and Connor Irvin, Olivia Irvin, Van Hutchinson, Ashlyn and Emary Cowan, Sara and Jackson Ballard.

Memorials may be given to hospice of Midland. The family of Gary Edwin McCorcle wish to extend our sincere gratitude to Brenda Nickel and to neighbors, friends and extended family for all their help, support and thoughts during this time.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, April 28, 2022

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Sunset Memorial Funeral Home

, Odessa, TX 79762

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Graveside Service

Friday, April 29, 2022

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

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