Coffee Chat: Rich McCormickPublished 11:03pm Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Where are you from originally? Allegan
When and why did you come to Dowagiac? 1971 to start a sales manager job at the Dowagiac Daily News
To what clubs do you belong? Dowagiac Elks Lodge 889
Education: Allegan High School, Ferris State University
If you weren’t doing what you do now, what would you be doing? Building houses. My dad was a contractor.
If you had a million dollars, what would you do with it? Give it away
What don’t most people know about you? I am a frustrated artist with no time to draw.
Favorite food? Sue’s lasagna
Last book you read? “The River of Doubt” about Teddy Roosevelt
Favorite TV show? If my wife’s home, my favorite show is “Dancing with the Stars.” If she’s not home, it’s the Golf Channel.
Where would you go on your dream vacation? Anywhere with my family
Pet peeve? Selfish people
What’s the best advice you ever got and who gave it to you? “Tell your family you love them every day” — my father; “Keep your head down” — Joe Silvia
What would you want on your tombstone? My father’s tombstone reads, “Gone fishing, I love you.” Mine will read, “Gone fishing with Dad, I love you.”
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