CMSgt (Ret) Jimmie E. Cartwright
CMSgt. (Retired) Jimmie E. Cartwright died on November 23, 2016 at the Blessed Home for Senior’s in Elk Grove after a long battle with COPD. A beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, Chief Cartwright was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 52 years, Kathleen F. Cartwright. Chief Cartwright is survived by his daughter Deborah A. Provencher of Franklin, TN; his son James E. Cartwright Jr. (Cheryl) of Elk Grove, CA; and his son Jeffery C. Cartwright (Kathy) of Brentwood, TN. Chief Cartwright is also survived by his five grandchildren Sara, Melissa, Stefanie, Jonathon and James III, and his great granddaughter Brylee V. Walker and many more family and friends. Born in Monroe, Louisiana, Chief Cartwright joined the US Army Air Corps in October 1947 and made it his family and career for 30 years. With a distinguished career in the US Air Force Chief Cartwright was stationed all over the world including England, Germany, multiple locations in Asia including Vietnam and throughout the United States before settling in Gold River, CA. Chief Cartwright is missed but will never be forgotten. A memorial service will be held on December 16 at 10:00 AM at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Carmichael, CA followed at 1:30 PM by a US Air Force Full Honors Service at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in Dixon, CA – reception to follow. In lieu of flowers please send donations to the Wounded Warrior Project or to St. Johns the Evangelist Catholic Church. Condolences can be made at www.mountvernonmemorial.com
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