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Billy McCormack

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==Death==
McCormack died in Shreveport at the age of eighty-three. He was preceded in death by his first wife, the former Carolyn Tomme, and a brother, Dr. Jack McCormack. He was survived by his second wife of six years, the former Barbara Talley; daughters, Victoria Lynn Williams and husband Charles; Patricia Jane McCormack Reeves, and son, William Michael McCormack and his wife, Cynthia. Services were held at the University Worship Center with Dr. Carlos Spaht , II, the son of a 1952 Louisiana gubernatorial canddiate, officiating. Interment was at Providence Cemetery in Ringgold in Bienville Parish.<ref name=obit/>
Daniel Eugene "Dan" Perkins (born 1953), a Republican state senatorial candidate in 1999 against the late Ronald Bean<ref>{{cite web|url=http://staticresults.sos.la.gov/10231999/10231999_Legislative.html|title=Louisiana primary election returns, October 23, 1999|publisher=staticresults.sos.la.gov|accessdate=June 6, 2012}}</ref> and a Christian Coalition member, served as a pallbearer at McCormack's funeral. Of McCormack, Perkins said: "Though he influenced thousands worldwide, Pastor McCormack would cancel his plans and return home every time a member of his congregation was in need. That repeated scenerio displayed his true heart and "calling" as a pastor above all else. ..."<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.legacy.com/guestbook/shreveporttimes/guestbook.aspx?n=billy-mccormack&pid=157873526|title=Billy Ervin McCormack|publisher=legacy.com|accessdate=June 6, 2012}}</ref>
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