Robert T. Jackson
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Robert T. Jackson, 48, passed away 6:30 a.m. Friday, November 1, 2013, in Biggs, CA. He was a correctional deputy with Butte County Sherriff Office. He was born October 19, 1965, in Greenville, MS, a son of Billy Charles and Eva Alana (Ponder) Jackson. He married Cheryl (Lair) on April 23, 1988 in Lemoore, CA.
He was a retired Chief Petty Officer, Aviation Ordnance Chief (AW/SW) for the United States Navy. He retired after 21 years of service, and was a veteran of the Persian Gulf War, Operation Enduring Freedom, and Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Mr. Jackson is survived by his wife, Cheryl Jackson of Biggs, CA; a daughter, K. Dejon Rivero of Biggs, CA; a son, Billy Jackson and wife Shelby (Wilks) of Bremerton, WA; grandsons, Cheyden, Casen, Camren, and Cashten all of Biggs, CA; and a granddaughter, Shay of Bremerton, WA, and soon to be grandchild due March 2014; his parents, Billy and Eva (Ponder) Jackson of Greenville, MS; a brother, Barry Jackson and wife Mandy and daughter, Samantha of Palmdale, CA; and his aunts and uncles, Sarah (Jackson) Lowery and husband Vernon and son, Tony of Brandon, MS; Bobby Jackson and wife Jeanie of Henryetta, OK; Billy Oakes and family, Cindy and David of Haughton, LA; James Oakes of Hattiesburg, MS; father and mother-in-law, William and Mari (Bosenko) Lair of Biggs, CA; sister-in- law, Kendall (Lair) Milburn and husband Steve and sons, Garrhett and Greyson of Biggs, CA; brother-in-law, Charles Lair and wife Desta and daughter, Aeris of Chico, CA.
Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Thursday, November 7, 2013 at Butte County Fairgrounds and will be immediately followed by reception and public visitation.
Mr. Jackson was a devoted husband, father, and paapa. He loved bass fishing, softball, and supporting local sports and community.
For those who wish, memorials may be made to the R. Jackson memorial fund at any Wells Fargo Bank account # 1954116263.
For more information you may contact Ramsey Funeral Home of Oroville, Calif. (530) 534-3877. www.ramseyfuneralhomes.com
Send Condolences at
Ramsey Funeral Home
1175 Robinson Street Oroville, CA 95965
Published in Appeal Democrat on Nov. 7, 2013