Mr. McDermott served in the Navy, and then worked in the maintenance and laundry department at Parkside Nursing Home.

Survivors include a daughter, Sally Kallis of Union Gap; two brothers, Olen McDermott of Renton and Andrew McDermott of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and a sister, Alice Walston of Las Vegas.

Memorial services are pending. Arrangements are by Keith & Keith Funeral Home, Yakima.