Born Friday, September 3, 1948
Died Tuesday, November 26, 2019
James Albert Mackert, 71, of Tahlequah, Oklahoma passed away on Tuesday, November 26, 2019. He was born on September 3, 1948 to Albert Mackert and Jeanne Loraine (Becker) Mackert in Corona, California. He was also called Jimmy Mack in his younger days. James attended Corona High School in California and graduated in 1967.
James spent the years of his life working as a Carpenter. He loved to fish, hunt, surf, play baseball, and most of all, be with family and friends. He also served in the United States Army during Vietnam.
James is preceded in death by his brother, William Mackert; father, Albert Mackert; and mother, Jeanne Mackert.
He is survived by his brothers, Robert Mackert and wife Deborah of Reno, Nevada, and Kenneth Mackert of California; sister, Kathleen Mackert of Elisnore, California; sister-in-law, Dianne Mackert of Hendersonville, North Carolina; daughters, Camie Mackert of Riverside, California, and Mary Joy Wininger and husband Jeremy of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma; grandchildren, Jonathan, Sami, J.D., Destiny, Blake, Alexis, Kamryn, and Nixon; great-grandchildren, Kailey, Gianna, Ryan James, Saniyah, Josiah, and Maliyah, and a host of other family and friends.
A celebration of James Albert Mackert’s life will be 12:00pm Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at Fort Gibson National Cemetery with Chaplain Bill Crow officiating.
The family has requested that memorials be made to the Wounded Warrior Project at https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/
Funeral services are under the direction of Cornerstone Funeral Home, 1830 N. York Street, Muskogee, OK. Condolences may be made to the family online at www.cornerstoneofmuskogee.com.
12:00pm Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at Fort Gibson National Cemetery.