Captain Harold Hulon Corkern

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“Mr Harold me an Mac are going to miss you so much!! You taught us so much about boats. You are the first one that believes in us a gave us a chance...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Blake Snell - Gulfport, MS

“I don't feel like I thanked Pauline and Harold enough. They took good care of me while I was in college/nursing. They fed me, they trusted me to...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Melissa Chauvin Moore - LA

“Pauline so sorry for your loss. Good memories. Our prayers are with you. ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: Gordon and Eloise Anderson

“To Ms Pauline and all the family. I was very saddened at the sudden loss of Mr Harold. My prayers and thoughts are with your family. May God console...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Vicki Matherne - Ponchatoula, LA

“Pauline and Family, You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Harold will always be remembered for his kindness, love and generous heart. I will...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Mary Chauvin - Shreveport, LA

“Frances ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: McPhail - Semmes, AL

“Capt. Harold was such a sweet and kind man, it was truly an honor to know him. His love for his family was palpable and his work ethic was...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Jennifer Growden - New Orleans, LA

“So sorry to hear of your loss. Harold was a kind and friendly person. He will be missed by many. May God bless you and give you comfort. ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Pam Norred - Ponchatoula, LA

“Pauline and family,I Know Harold and Mom celebrated a Special Heavenly Birthday yesterday. She loved sharing her birthday with her nephew and looked...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Debbie Norwood - Ponchatoula

“Sorry to hear about this Harold.I remember a lot of good times at East Bay ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Harold glasscock - ANTIOCH, TN


Captain Harold Hulon Corkern, 74 years old of Ponchatoula, Louisiana, passed away Saturday, February 3, 2018, at Memorial Hospital at Gulfport in Gulfport, MS.
He was born on Friday, February 5, 1943, in Amite, Louisiana, son of the late Hulon and Clara Lawrence Corkern.
He was the owner of Corkern Boat Rentals/Calm C'S crew boat rentals where he was the Sr. Captain of the Bayou Princess. He also owned Catfish Charlie's Restaurant for 21 years.
Surviving are his wife of 55 years, Pauline Schafer Corkern, daughters & sons-in-law, LaVonne C. and Charlye Gassen, DeAnne C. and Gary Agena, son & daughter-in-law, Harold "Hal" and Juanette Corkern II, grandchildren, Brennan Carney, Ayzia Carney, Zachare Carney, Strader Gassen, Michelle Gassen, Charles Gassen, Jr., Landon Chambliss, Corey Chambliss, Alison Agena, Chloe Agena, Joshua Schexnaydre, Dalton Howe, Brooklyn Howe, and Taylor Archer, great-grandson, Jaxon Schexnaydre, sister, Barbara Marshall, sister and brother-in-law, Jessie and Dominick Notariano, brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Major Wayne and Dorleen Warner, and numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his daughter, April Denise Corkern, grandson, Schafer Paul Chambliss, brother, Richard "Dickie" Corkern, sister, Annette C. Laws.
Friends will be received on Thursday, February 8, 2018 from 9:00 am until 11:00 am at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home in Ponchatoula.
Services will be held in the funeral home chapel on Thursday at 11:00 am.
Interment will follow in the Wetmore Cemetery Ponchatoula, Louisiana.
Immediately following the interment the family and friends will be gathering at Catfish Charlie's for food and refreshments and a time of fellowship.
An on-line guest book is available at www.harrymckneely.com.