Robert A. Jackson
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Palm Bay, FL and Chelmsford, Marine Vet; 78
FLORIDA -- Robert A. Jackson, 78, a resident of Palm Bay, FL and Chelmsford, died December 8th, 2012, at Lowell General Hospital.
He was the beloved life partner of Eleanor R. Combs for 26 years.
He was born in Lynn on October 24, 1934, and was the son of the late John and Anna (Dahm) Jackson. He received his education in Saugus schools and was a graduate of Saugus High School, where he played baseball and football.
Robert enlisted in the United States Marine Corps on December 7, 1952 and was a veteran of the Korean War.
Prior to his retirement, he worked in all aspects of the construction business. He was a lifelong fan of both playing and watching all sports. He spent his retirement years golfing, and spending time in the company of his family and friends, especially the children.
In addition to Eleanor, Robert is survived by his children, Carlene Brigham and her husband, George, Gail Bernier and her husband, Tim, Tammy Medonis and Bill Beardsley, Michael Jackson and his wife, Rhonda, and Mark Jackson; his stepchildren, Linda Gagne and her husband, Alfred, Pamela Peck and her husband, Gary, and Barbara Ryan; his siblings, Barbara Lamon, James Jackson, Richard Jackson and his wife, Florence, David Jackson and his wife, Stephanie, Neil Jackson and his wife, Faye, Gail Campbell and her husband, Clay, Daniel Jackson and his wife, Andrea, Wayne Jackson and his wife, Carol, and Gary Jackson and his wife, Patricia; dear friends, Steven and Diana Combs and Ronald and Elizabeth Combs; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
He was also the father of the late Sandra Bernier, and the brother of the late John and Charles Jackson.
JACKSON -- A celebration of life visitation will be held at the BLAKE FUNERAL HOME, 24 Worthen Street, CHELMSFORD on Saturday, December 29th from 3 until 5 pm. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to Lowell General Hospital Cancer Center, 295 Varnum Ave., Lowell, MA 01854. Funeral Director, Paul A. Hardy, Jr. For online condolences and directions, visit BLAKEFUNERALHOME.COM.
Published in Lowell Sun on Dec. 16, 2012