Harold M. McCorkel,
Jr., age 78, of North Judson, IN, died Tuesday, July 4, 2017, in Logansport,
He was born
Wednesday, December 7, 1938, in LaPorte, IN, the son of the late Harold
McCorkel and the late Mary (Green) McCorkel.
On December 27,
1960, in Chesterton, IN, he married the former Marilyn Highwood, who
Harold was a
retired Lt. Detective of the Chesterton Police Department. He was also a
volunteer fireman and arson investigator. Harold also worked as the Chief of
Police in New Chicago, IN, and as a police officer for Ogden Dunes and Burns
Harbor. Harold enjoyed fishing, country and blue grass music and spending
time with his family.
Surviving are his
wife, Marilyn McCorkel, of North Judson, IN, son Harold McCorkel, IN,
daughter Julie McCorkel of Chesterton, IN, brother Norman McCorkel of
Brandenton, FL, sister Nancy Mills of Mooresville, IN, sister-in-law Nancy
Highwood, many nieces and nephews, and his dog Brownie.
He was preceded in
death by his parents Harold and Mary McCorkel, and brother Lloyd McCorkel.
A private graveside
service will be held with Rev. Bruce Bennett officiating.
follow in the Highland Cemetery.
Braman & Bailey
Funeral Home, North Judson, IN, is in charge of arrangements.