Cover photo for Cortez Driskell's Obituary
Cortez Driskell Profile Photo

Cortez Driskell

April 10, 1956 — November 27, 2021

Cortez Driskell

Master Sargent Cortez Driskell was born in Mansfield, Ohio on April 10, 1956 and departed from this life on Saturday November 27, 2021 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.During his journey of life, Cortez received his diploma in the graduating class of 1974 from Malabar High School, Mansfield, OH. Two weeks after graduation, he made a career with the Air Force branch of the United States Armed Forces. Where he learned/earned an AA degree in Accounting, Basic Military Training, Russian Language, USAF NOO phase 1 and disbursement Accounting Specialist.Cortez retired after 20 years of service as "Master Sargent". He earned/received the Meritorious Service Medal, the Joint Service Commendation Medal w/Bronze Oak Leaf, the AF commendation w/Bronze Oak Leaf, Good Conduct Medal and the AF Outstanding Unit Award.After retirement he was employed with USPS (United States Postal Service) retiring after 15 years of service.Master Sargent Cortez Driskell's religion was A.M.E. Method-ist Episcopalian.He was a true go getter, never afraid to speak his mind. When there's something to be done, he will get it done, on time and efficiently. He kept the mindset of a true militant, well organized, respectful, and well-mannered. Cortez's love for his wife, son, family, friends and our country were truly impeccable.He loved football and his favorite team was the Cleveland Browns. As a wrestler himself during his school days he continued his love for this sport as well with Randy Savage as his favorite wrestler.Master Sargent Cortez Driskell leaves to mourn his loving:Wife Dorothy Ann Driskell, Son Cortez Lati Driskell; Sister Cynthia J Driskell, Brother Eric Driskell (Columbus, OH); Nephews Eric A Driskell Jr, TaeVaugh Driskell, Great Nieces Ella A Driskell, Alexandra E Driskell, Great Nephew Alexander E Driskell all of Mansfield, OH, and a host of Cousins and Friends.He is preceded in death by his Father Wallace Driskell and his Mother Willa M DriskellThe family expresses their heart felt and sincerest appreciate to everyone sharing their time and condolences during this difficult time. God's Blessings Always.
To order memorial trees in memory of Cortez Driskell, please visit our tree store.

Past Services

Visitation

Sunday, December 5, 2021

Smith & Kernke N. May Funeral Home

14624 North May Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK 73134

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

Funeral Service

Monday, December 6, 2021

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

Guestbook

Visits: 0

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

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree

Send a Card

Send a Card