Bachelor of Science in Commerce, Texas Christian University, 1949.
Assistant secretary and assistant treasurer Limestone Products Company, Cleburne, Texas, 1950—1953, Texas Lime Company, 1953—1962. Assistant secretary Ranguire Corporation, 1962—1963, vice president and secretary, since 1963. Board director Cadenhead-Ranguire, Fort Worth.
Board director and secretary Texas Lime Company, Cleburne, Arkansas Lime Company, Batesville, Virginia Lime Company, Pearisburg, Carson Lime Company, Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania. Sergeant United States Army Air Force, 1943-1945, England.
Institutional representative Long Horn council Boy Scouts American, Cleburne, Texas, since 1984. Deacon Baptist Church. Director United Way, 1980—1983.
Member of Cleburne Chamber of Commerce, Kiwanis, Young Men’s Christian Association, Elks, Masons.
Married Mary Alice Barr, November 12, 1949. Children: Drusilla Nell McCorkle Marshall, Frances Melinda McCorkle Rosser.