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January 17, 2013

Jim McCorkle, a 35-year veteran of 84 Lumber, will retire on Jan. 18. McCorkle began his career as a manager trainee at the West Mifflin Junction in 1978.

Jim McCorkle, a 35-year veteran of 84 Lumber, will retire on Jan. 18. McCorkle began his career as a manager trainee at the West Mifflin Junction in 1978. (Junctions were stand-alone home centers that were next to 84 Lumber stores.) A year later, he became co-manager in Canonsburg, Pa. McCorkle then moved to the Murrysville, Pa., location, serving in the same position. In 1984, he became store manager at Butler, Pa.