Rochelle - Ralph L. Jackson, age 65, retired Lab Technician at Shands UF & retired from Tacachale, Graduate of Lincoln High School and an U.S. Army Veteran, died Dec. 22, 2013.
He is survived by his wife, Ruby Lee Jackson, Rochelle, FL; a daughter, Kimberly Ramsey-Minter (Leon Jr.), Hawthorne, FL; 4 grands, Rapheal, Leondn'a, Adreonia & Deondre Minter; 1 great-grand child, Rae'lyn L. Minter; 5 adopted children, Linda Watkins, Bobby Ramsey, Gary Ramsey, Tony Ramsey & Tonya Ramsey; Siblings, Carl Jackson, Harold Jackson, Kenneth Jackson, Yevonne Bryant & Barbara Williams; and a host of grands, great-grands & other relatives.
Home Going Celebration will be held 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, Hall Chapel United Methodist Church, Rochelle, FL, Rev. Altheria Lenon, Pastor & Officiant. Burial will be in Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL on Monday, Dec. 30, 2013 at 2 p.m. Viewing on Friday at PINKNEY-SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 21400 SE HAWTHORNE RD, HAWTHORNE, FL, 4-7 p.m., and Saturday at the church 12-1:00 p.m..
No viewing after eulogy. The cortege will form at Mr. & Mrs. Ralph L. Jackson home 12:30 p.m. Saturday. PINKNEY-SMITH FUNERAL HOME OF HAWTHORNE PROVIDING SERVICE (352) 481-2903.
Published in Gainesville Sun from Dec. 27 to Dec. 28, 2013
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