Robert McCorkle

Robert B. McCorkle, 79, of Hixson, passed away Thursday, May 15, 2014, surrounded by his family. Mr. McCorkle had lived in the Chattanooga area most of his life and was a member of Sherman Hill Baptist Church. He was a United States Army Veteran and a member of American Legion Post 95. He was retired from Combustion Engineering after more than 30 years; He was an avid reader; and enjoyed bowling, golf and Leatherwork and was a small aircraft pilot for Ace Norris. He was a loving kind man and father. Robert was born to the late Robert and Emma McCorkle and was preceded in death by brother, Edwin McCorkle; and one sister, Sue Thomas. Survivors include his loving wife of 56 years, Norma McCorkle; one daughter, Robin (Tim) McPherson, both of Hixson; two brothers, W.L. (Ann) McCorkle, of Harrrison, David (Nancy) McCorkle, of Roswell Ga.; one sister, Patricia McCorkle, of Harrrison; grandchildren, Amanda (Steve) Wolfe and Timothy (Ami) McPherson; great-grandson, Aiden; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 12:30 p.m. Monday April 19, in the Turner Funeral Home Chapel with Minister Ricky Kilpatrick officiating. Burial will follow in Chattanooga National Cemetery with Military honors. The Family will receive friends 4-8 p.m. Sunday at the Turner Funeral Home Chapel. You may visit our guestbook at Arrangements by the Highway 58 chapel of Turner Funeral Home, 3913 Webb Road, Chattanooga, 622-3171

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