C. Ray Jackson, 79, passed away peacefully on May 17, 2013 at Carlton Shores Health Center, Daytona Beach, FL. Ray, former resident of Weirton, WV, moved to Florida in 1983. He was retired from Weirton Steel Corporation. He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara A. Jackson; parents, George and Gladys Jackson, sister Wanda Moore. Ray is survived by his longtime companion, Johanna Snyder, Port Orange, FL; daughter, Kim Jackson Bachand, Orlando, FL; son, Gregory R. Jackson, St. Mary's, GA; sister Margaret Briggs, Weirton, WV; and his best friend Charles Patnaude, Port Orange, FL. A celebration of life will be held Saturday, June 29, 2013 at VFW
Post 3282, Port Orange FL at Noon, where Ray enjoyed spending time with his friends.