Edgar Freeman "Buck" McCourt, 62 of Webster Springs passed away on March 17, 2012 at his residence after a long battle with cancer. He was born September 18, 1949 in Webster County to Edgar Freeman and Betty Lou Fornash McCourt and was a carpenter for Premier Construction. He lived his life in Webster County, attended Redeeming Grace Baptist Church, and enjoyed work and his family. He had a short career as Town Cop and built many of the town's structures.
Buck is survived by his son Edgar F. McCourt III of Beckley; granddaughter Kinnley McCourt of Cowen; brothers William (Sally) McCourt, Guy M. (Lorna) McCourt, Shannon (Johnna) McCourt, and Chris (Brenda) McCourt all of Webster Springs; and sisters Sue Ellen (companion Ron White) Badmaev, Nada (Tom) Cochran, Nellie (Malvin) Knight, and Markita (Paul) Ridgeway all of Webster Springs. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorial Services will be held on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 1:00 PM at Redeeming Grace Baptist Church with Rev. Reggie Stewart and Rev. Kevin Lucky officiating.