Carl Vernon McCord

July 28, 1934 - October 30, 2020

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Carl Vernon McCord, 86, of Vills Hills, KY, passed away on Friday, October 30, 2020. He was a retired general manager for the Kroger Company, a former Corporal in the US Army during the Korean Conflict, purple heart recipient and a member of the American Legion Post 203. Carl was a former member of the Mariemount Fire Department and an avid traveler and sports fan. He was preceded in death by his parents: Clarence and Rachel McCord; brothers: Clarence McCord and William McCord. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years: Joyce A. McCord; children: Kent (the late Ronda) McCord, Kurt McCord, Kyla McCord, Kraig (Regina) McCord and Kriss (Kimberly) McCord; 10 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be on Saturday, November 21, 2020 from 1:00 PM until the Memorial Service at 3:00 PM at Connley Brothers Funeral Home, 11 East Southern Avenue, Covington (Latonia), KY 41015. Memorials are suggested to any Veterans Organization of the donors choice. Online condolences may be expressed on Facebook or at


John and Kathie Gajda - Nov 5, 2020
Sending lots of love and happy memories to all of you. Working with Carl at Kroger Solon was the start of so many fun times and great adventures, work, parties, trips, and lots of laughs. Mist of all he filled our hearts with so much love. We will miss him.
Gale Prince - Nov 5, 2020
Sorry to hear of the passing of Carl. Enjoyed working with Carl at Kroger. My fondest memories were when he was the Distribution Manager in Ft. Wayne. He was results oriented. My thoughts are with his Carl's family. Rest In Peace Carl. Thank you for allowing me to be a small part of your life.

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