The Service of Remembrance for Mr. Leon Carl Jackson, age 94, of Inverness, Florida, will be held 10:30 AM, Friday, May 2, 2014 at the Inverness Chapel of Hooper Funeral Homes with Pastor Donnie Seagle officiating. Interment will follow at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Florida. The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM, Thursday at the Inverness Chapel. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.HooperFuneralHome.com.
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Mr. Jackson was born August 16, 1919 in Tarpon Springs, FL, son of the late Bernie and Annie (McGehee) Jackson. He died April 28, 2014 in Inverness, FL. Mr. Jackson was an Army Air Corp veteran serving during WWII. He worked as a Superintendent of Water for the City of St. Petersburg. He moved to Inverness from Odessa 30 years ago. Mr. Jackson was a member of the First Baptist Church of Inverness.
Survivors include his wife, Katherine W. Jackson of Inverness, 2 sons, Keith Jackson of Fruitland Park and Kenneth William Jackson of Tampa, daughter, Karen Laurie Jackson of Houston, TX, 4 granddaughters and 7 great grandchildren.
Hooper Funeral Homes & Crematory
501 W Main St Inverness, FL 34450
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Apr. 30, 2014