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November 19, 1933 – June 24, 2020 DAVENPORT – James Purnell McCormick, 86, of Bonita Springs, Florida, and Davenport, Iowa, died peacefully on Wednesday June 24 after a long and courageous battle against a brain injury. Jim was born in San Antonio, Texas to Juanita Montalbo and Louis Hart McCormick Sr. on November 19, 1933, and was one of six children, including Louis Hart Jr., Carmen, Peggy, Mary and Ted. He joined the Navy at 17 years of age and was a Korean War veteran. After his tenure, he lived in California, Colorado and Iowa, where he thrived for several decades as an insurance executive. In the mid-1960s, Jim moved from insurance to the investment sector, working in both Des Moines and Miami as a successful financial advisor. After hurricane Andrew, Jim and his wife Cathy moved to the west coast of Florida to begin a new and rewarding twenty five year career in real estate at Bonita Bay in Bonita Springs. Active in the community, Jim and Cathy were supporters of Hope Hospice, The Autism Society of America, Wounded Warriors and the Veteran & # 39; s Council of Bonita Bay. Reflecting on his various life experiences, Jim liked to quote Arthur Ashe, "success is a journey, not a destination."