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Homer Clay Jackson

1927 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Homer Clay Jackson Obituary


Homer Jackson passed away peacefully in his sleep Monday, December 26, 2016, after a long brave battle with Alzheimer's. Tex was born September 28, 1927, in Ennis, Texas.

He is survived by his wife Mary Jo Jackson, a sister Lorraine Mettler, and his children; son Jim Jackson and wife Marilyn, daughter Bonnie Burns and husband Steve, son John Jackson and wife Lee, daughter Rena Bugarin and husband Richard, stepchildren Michael Watson and wife Kathleen. He had 19 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and many nephews and nieces who all loved him dearly.

He was preceded in death by his mother Lola Jackson, father Fred Jackson, first wife and mother of his children Patricia Jackson, brother John Jackson, sister Betty Campbell, sister Floy Kuhn, step daughter Karen Shields, and stepson Kenny Ray Laymance.

Tex was a caring, gentle, hardworking man with a great sense of humor. Tex will be remembered as a kind soul who never had a bad word to say about anyone. He was an avid hunter, bowler, and pool player. He was an amazing mechanic and could fix or build anything in his self-built fully stocked shop. He was a member of the Masonic and Moose Lodge.

He attended Roseville High school, served in the Navy, and worked as an engineer at the S.P Railroad for 43 years.

Tex loved his family and he will be missed greatly by his family and friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held January 21, 2017 at 11:00 am, at the Yuba City Moose Lodge, 205 S. Walton Ave, Yuba City, Ca. 95993.

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Published in Appeal Democrat from Jan. 8 to Jan. 9, 2017
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