Richard P. Jackson (1953 - 2014)

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Richard Jackson

Richard Paul "Sonny" Jackson, 61, of Belleville, Ill., born Feb. 8, 1953, in St. Louis, Mo., died Friday, April 11, 2014, at Cedar Ridge Healthcare Center, Lebanon, Ill.

Mr. Jackson was a loving husband, father, and Pop. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

He was preceded in death by his father, Alva Paul Jackson; and a sister, Sharon Bates.

Surviving are his wife of 36 years, Debra, nee Temporado, Jackson, whom he married Aug. 31, 1977; a daughter, Heather (Robert) Bates of O'Fallon, Mo.; a son, Paul Jackson of Belleville, Ill.; four grandchildren, Johnathon Jackson, Jackson Bates, Dylan Bates, and David Jackson; his mother, Edith, nee Beard, Jackson; and two sisters, Donna Boyet and Becky (Tom) Spurr.

Memorials may be made to the Disabled American Veterans. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Funeral: Funeral procession will leave at 9:15 a.m., Friday, April 18, 2014, from George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, Ill., for a 10 a.m. graveside service, with military honors, at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.

Funeral Home
George Renner & Sons Funeral Home
120 North Illinois Street Belleville, IL 62220
(618) 233-5400
Funeral Home Details
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Apr. 16, 2014
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