He was born in Mannsville on January 13, 1926 to the late Charles, Sr. and Annie Lee White McDermott. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Winifred Edelen McDermott.
He was a US Army veteran of World War II. He had been an employee of Union Underwear.
Surviving is his wife, Benita McDermott and his step children, Charity Mills and Chris Shofner, all of Campbellsville.
Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home was in charge of cremation arrangements.