R. L. Jackson

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  • "Arleen and family, I am truly sorry for the loss of your..."
    - Jeff Bryan
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    - Neil and Frankie Robertson
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    - DERRICK MITCHELL
  • "Areleen, So sorry for your loss. May God bless and comfort..."
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NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. - Mr. R.L. Lonnie Jackson, entered into rest at 10:30 on Wednesday, night, June 25th, 2014, with his beloved wife of sixty-one years, Mrs. Phyllis Jackson and other family members at his bedside. Born in Huntsville, AL and a resident of Aiken County, SC, most of his life, he was a son of the late Crawford Howard Jackson and the late Daisy Spencer Jackson Knight. A veteran of the Korean War, he proudly served his country in the United States Army. Lonnie was a Master Brick Mason and was the owner of R.L. Jackson Builders for thirty years. He was a member of, as well as a Deacon at Woodridge Baptist Church. He enjoyed fishing and racing. In his younger years, he could be found at Jackson Drag Strip on any given Saturday night. He also enjoyed NASCAR, Dale, Jr., being his most favorite driver. His children were taught from an early age, never to own anything other than a Chevy. In addition to his wife and parents, family members include daughters, Arleen (Mark) Mitchum and Phyllis (Bo) Workman, both of North Augusta, SC; son, Phillip Jackson, Graniteville, SC; siblings, Carlton Jackson, North Augusta, SC, the late James Jackson, the late Omie Brantley, and the late Ailene Anderson, step-siblings, Junior Knight, North Augusta, SC, the late Dickey Knight and the late James Knight; grandchildren, Amy, Kelly, Wesley, Emily, Crystal, Logan, Madison and the late Shane and great-grandchildren, Baylen, Alex, Montana, Cameron, Averie, Macie, Haydon and Trenton. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, June 28th, 2014, at 3 o clock at Woodridge Baptist Church, North Augusta, SC, with Dr. Ron Hasty and Pastor Mike Kelly officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Graniteville, SC, with Bishop Phillip Napier officiating. Honors will be accorded by the United States Army Honor Guard. Pallbearers will be grandsons, Logan Jackson, Wesley Mitchum, Baylen Abellan, Joe Johnson, Lee Johnson, Bryan Johnson and Jarrod Abellan. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Gideon s Sunday School Class and Deacons of Woodridge. If so desired, memorials may be made to Woodridge Baptist Church. Visit www.HatcherFueralHome.com to share memories and to leave a message of condolence for the family. Friends will be greeted by the family on Saturday from 1 until 3 o clock at Woodridge Baptist Church.


Published in The Augusta Chronicle on June 27, 2014
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