Thomas Paul Mack
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Thomas Paul Mack
  • October 16, 1963 - October 15, 2017
  • Norman, Oklahoma

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Thomas Paul Mack beloved husband, father, and best friend passed away, Sunday, October 15, from natural causes.

Thomas was born to Francis "Frank" Mack and Shirle Lee (Embree) at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. His parents and younger brother, Michael P. Mack, predeceased him as did his loving pets Blaze, Fatty and Kiki.

Thomas attended parochial schools, including Mount Saint Mary's, but eventually graduated from Del City High School in 1981. He worked in custom home sales and home remodeling. Thomas was a member of the 95th Division Association and volunteered countless hours rebuilding their Memorial Museum at Ft. Sill, Oklahoma in 2013-2014.

He married Jennifer Cotten on January 26, 2013, and became another proud father to Whitney Cotten. A friend described Thomas as the perfect mate for Jennifer because he empowered her to devote countless hours to her military career and organizations. Thomas made friends with everyone he met. He saw it as his duty to lift up people and animals.
He is survived by his wife, Jennifer and daughter Whitney Cotten; brother, John P. Mack and wife, Kimberly; nephews, Matthew Mack and John Patrick Mack, Jr.; and cherished pets, Davis and Suki.

Services will be Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at Village United Methodist Church, 2501 W. Britton Rd., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. There will be a Rosary Service at 2:00 p.m. for those who would like to pray the rosary. The celebration of life will begin at 2:30 p.m. followed by a procession to Sunny Lane Cemetery for internment.

For those able, there will be a reception after internment back at the church in the Fellowship Hall. Viewing is available on Monday, October 23, 2017, from 12:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Bill Eisenhour Southeast Funeral Home, 5005 S.E. 29th Street, Del City, Oklahoma. Memorial contributions may be made in Thomas' name to his two favorite charities WildCare Foundation of Oklahoma http://www.wildcareoklahoma.org/ and St. Jude's Ministry https://www.stjude.org/.