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Walter “Walt” E. Mackoul

Date of Death: March 31, 2017
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Saturday 4/22, 10:00 am

Celebration of Life
St. John’s Episcopal Cathedral
Jacksonville, Florida

Walter E. Mackoul passed away on the 31st day of March, 2017, in Winchester, Virginia. Walter was born in 1936, in Jacksonville, Florida. He was the son of Mitchell and Afifeh Mackoul. Walter graduated from Andrew Jackson High School in Jacksonville, class of 1954. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Jacksonville University andContinue Reading

Cheri Steers left a message on April 19, 2017:
When we think of Walter, one word comes to mind, "Jolly". My family and I met both Walter and Jackie almost 20 years ago when we opened up our new Veterinary Hospital. They were looking for a new Veterinarian. We were the fortunate ones to have been their choice. They took our whole family under wing as my husband and I, along with our two young children were just starting our new business. From there our friendship grew. When Walter walked into the hospital and our children heard his voice and his contagious laughter, they would run to him with hugs as though Santa had just appeared. Both Walter and Jackie were always supportive and encouraging to all of us. We are thankful for the friendship we shared and will always remember Walter when we look at his beautiful carvings he so graciously gifted us. As Thomas Jefferson said, "Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life." We will miss you Walter, but look forward to seeing you in our next life with our Heavenly Father! Much Love, Chris, Cheri, Shawn and Shelbi
Diana and Charles O'Brien left a message on April 19, 2017:
Jackie, we were very saddened by the loss of your amazing husband. When in Miami, working with him was such a pleasure - May God bless all of you and may he rest in peace.
Joe Zaher left a message on April 14, 2017:
Walter was a very dear relative of mine since childhood. His grandfather and my grandfather were brothers. We shared many wonderful stories growing up. Especially, how we both were blessed with having wonderful wives. Walter's father, Mitchell and my mother, Helen, often told us of the fun they had, as well, growing up. My mother was a tom boy and they both loved to climb trees. The other relative girls would never climb a tree, as their Parents feared them falling and getting injured. One day, Uncle Mitchell and my mother wanted to see how high they could climb a tall pecan tree. After climbing some 30 feet, they both wanted to sit on a limb to see the view. The limb broke and they both fell to the ground. Everyone rushed over to see if they were fine and found them laughing to tears as they didn't even have a scratch. Henceforth, they were Tarzan and Jane, but the girls would still not climb a tree. When Walter came to Miami to join a law firm, we renewed our relationship through many phone calls, lunches, etc. I miss him very much. A true loyal, loving, and dear special relative, I called with pride and love "Cousin".
Joan and Mark Stephens left a message on April 11, 2017:
My dearest family, it is so heartbreaking, but so joyous at the same time. My many prayers, thoughts, and memories are with you. I know Walter is sitting around the table with all of our favorites! I can only imagine the feast! God Bless, Love you ALL
Edmund Tubel left a message on April 10, 2017:
God Bless my most special cousin! Enjoy your glory Cous I'll see you again. love, Edmund
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George Fey left a message on April 6, 2017:
Fly high Walter with those Ducks! You left a beautiful mark on this Earth with those incredible decoys you made. I will miss you my friend. Save me a place up there in heaven. Till we meet again.
Franklin Maphis left a message on April 5, 2017:
I will miss Walter's big friendly smile, great humor and contagious laughter. I don't think I ever saw him go anywhere without making a new friend, and I felt grateful to have been one them. Rest in peace buddy, you are already greatly missed.
Holly Legg left a message on April 5, 2017:
So very sorry to hear of the loss of Walter. He was such a nice gentleman with a great smile.
Patty Sullivan left a message on April 5, 2017:
There are no good words for this kind of loss, but my prayers are with your all.
Alex Sinclaire left a message on April 5, 2017:
I loved Walters stories! I was blessed to have him as my client. I'll never forget you, Walter. Rest oeacefully❤❤
Judith Spiess-Howard left a message on April 5, 2017:
Dear Jackie, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May Walter rest in peace. Love and hugs dear friend.
Omps Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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