Fallen Collinsville soldier returned to Green Country

COLLINSVILLE, Okla. — Quick Facts:

  • A Collinsville soldier who recently died was brought back home Wednesday night.
  • According to city officials, Michael Jack was taken to Reynolds Funeral Home after landing at Tulsa International Airport around 9:45 p.m.
  • According to Jack's obituary, he died suddenly while at home on Fort Campbell in Kentucky.
  • The city asked residents in a Facebook post to show support for Jack by lining up along Main Street as he is escorted by multiple law enforcement agencies.
  • FOX23 is working to learn more about Jack and will share updates here. 

A Collinsville solider who died suddenly on base in Kentucky was brought back home Wednesday night.

Michael Jack died while at home on Fort Campbell on May 31.

The 36-year-old Texas-native joined the army after Sept. 11, 2001, according to his obituary. He was awarded the Bronze Star from a deployment in Afghanistan where his convoy was hit, but he still managed to save two other soldiers.

Multiple law enforcement agencies gave Jack an escort to Reynolds Funeral Home in Collinsville after his flight landed in Tulsa.

A Collinsville soldier, Michael Jack will be escorted home to Reynolds Funeral Home this evening, after dying suddenly...

Posted by FOX23 Sara Whaley on Wednesday, June 7, 2017

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