1961 Johnathan 2019

Mr. Johnathan "John" Hardy Corkern

November 25, 1961 — August 27, 2019

Johnathan “John” Hardy Corkern, 57, passed away Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at his home in Raymond. A memorial service will be held to celebrate John’s life on Friday, August 30, 2019 at 2pm at Chancellor Funeral Home in Byram. Visitation will be 1-2pm Friday. John was a lifelong resident of the South Jackson/Byram area. He was owner/operator of Corkern Safe & Lock for over 35 years. John enjoyed racing, bass fishing and music, especially playing the drums. He was a wonderful, loving son, brother, father and grandfather. He is preceded in death by his father, Cecil Corkern and brother, Joel Corkern. Survivors include his mother, Cynthia Corkern of Jackson; sons, Derek Corkern of Madison, Daniel Corkern (Kristin) of Florence and Ben Corkern of Yazoo City; daughter, Kristen Corkern of Madison; brothers, Jeff Corkern of Baton Rouge, LA and Jordan Corkern of Anaheim, CA; grandchild, Casey Corkern; good friend and care giver, Jamie Welch; mother of his children, Tammy Corkern and his two loving cats, “Tigger” and “Prissy”.
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Mr. Johnathan "John" Hardy Corkern, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Chancellor Funeral Home Byram Location

7225 S Siwell Rd, Jackson, MS 39272

Send Flowers

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Memorial Service

Chancellor Funeral Home Byram Location

7225 S Siwell Rd, Jackson, MS 39272

Send Flowers

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree