Charlie McCormick, 54, a building management specialist who worked at the Pentagon for 20 years, died Sept. 20, 2005 of
cancer at Calvert Memorial Hospital. He was a resident of Sunderland.
Mr. McCormick worked in the operations and maintenance branch of the Federal Facilities Division. He also served as a
firefighter on the Pentagon Emergency Action Team.
On Sept. 11, 2001, he helped in rescue efforts following the terrorist attack on the Pentagon. He also played a role in the
rebuilding of the Pentagon. He was awarded the Defense Department's Medal of Valor for his role in support of rescue and
Charles Francis McCormick was born in Washington and graduated from Central High School. For 12 years, he was a sheet
metal worker with Sheet Metal Local 100.
He enjoyed hunting.
Survivors include his wife, Catherine McCormick of Sunderland; two daughters, Shelly Randall of Odenton and Carrie McConnell
of Rex, Ga.; his mother, Margaret McCormick of Bowie; and a grandson.