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John William Mack

Funeral for retired Sgt. 1st Class John William Mack will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 16, 2018, in the Becker-Rabon Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Brady Sharp, Credence Church, Lawton, officiating. 

Burial with full military honors will be 11 a.m. Monday, June 18, 2018, in the Post Cemetery, Fort Sill. Retired Sgt. 1st Class John William Mack, 70, Lawton, passed away Monday, June 11, 2018, in a Lawton hospital. He was born September 9, 1947, in Aurora, Ill., to George Elmer and Betty Jean ( Barnett) Mack. He married Angeline Kay Fredrickson on Dec. 8, 1978, in Wichita Falls, Texas. He retired from the U.S. Army in 1986, having earned the following medals and ribbons; Good Conduct Medal-6, National Defense Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon-1, NCO Professional Development Ribbon-3, Marksman (Rifle-M16), Expert Badge (M14). Following his retirement he proudly served 26 1/2 years Civil Service at Fort Sill, for a total of 46 years of service with the US Government. In his spare time, John enjoyed bowling, golf and fishing and quality time with his family. When the Thunder came to Oklahoma City, he and Angie became huge fans and many times attended games when his health would still let him. He was a proud military man, husband, brother, father and grandfather who will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

He is survived by his wife, Angie, of the home; three children: Jeff Alexander and wife Stacey of Alvord, Texas, Jay Alexander and wife Colleen of Lawton, Joseph Mack and fiancÈ Pam Powders of Tahlequah; his brother, Donald Mack and wife Libby of Tucson, Ariz.; sister, Mary Estes and husband Jim of Cave Creek, Ariz.; five grandchildren: Tanner Campos of Lawton, Olivia, Hudson, Luke and Kade Alexander all of Alvord, Texas. He is also survived by numerous other nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends. 

John was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers: David and Robert Mack.

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