Duncan Calvin McCormick ’58

Duncan Calvin McCormick passed away on the evening of January 8th, 2024. He was 87 years old.

Duncan was born on November 26, 1936, in St. Pauls, NC to the late Angus and Mary McCormick. He was the last of 6 children. Duncan was salutatorian of his 1954 graduating class at St. Pauls High School where he played football, basketball, and baseball. He received his undergraduate degree from Davidson College in 1958. He was a member of the ROTC at Davidson and served 2 years in the United States Army Signal Corps.

He then went on to receive his master’s degree from NC State University in Biomathematics.

He married Patricia Marie Dillon from Cleveland, NC and had two children, Scott and Susan. Duncan worked for Wake Stone Corporation in Knightdale for 29 years as VP of Finance.

Duncan is survived by his older brother, Malcolm McCormick of Flat Rock, NC, as well as his older sister, Sarah Britt of Lumberton, NC. He is also survived by his son, Scott and family, Missy, Noah and Reese McCormick of Holly Springs, NC, and his daughter, Susan, and son in law Scott Gardner, of Youngsville, NC.

Duncan was an avid NC State fan, Go Pack!

A memorial service will be held on Friday, January 19, 2024, at 11am at White Memorial Presbyterian Church in Raleigh.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Davidson College would be greatly appreciated. Please send to:

Davidson College Donor Relations, 209 Ridge Road, P.O. Box 5000, Davidson, NC 27035.