Roger N. Jackson

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Roger N. Jackson

Mr. Roger N. Jackson, 65, of Florence, passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at his home following a brief illness. Visitation will be 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday at Greenview Funeral Home. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Greenview Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Donnie McDaniel officiating. Burial will be in Greenview Memorial Park Garden of Valor with military honors.

Mr. Jackson was born in Florence and was a member of Underwood Baptist Church and a member of the National Rifle Association. He was retired from Norfolk Southern Rail Road as a maintenance supervisor. Mr. Jackson served his country in the U.S. Army, his unit being the Big Red One, was a Vietnam veteran, a recipient of the Bronze Star and the Army Commendation Medal. He loved to ride his motorcycle, loved his family and friends and was a very generous man. He was a man that loved God.

Preceding him in death are his wife, Shirley Jackson; father, Odis Oneal Jackson; mother, Judy D. Lindsey; brother, Donald Jackson; mother-in-law, Mary Zahnd. He is survived by his stepfather, Dr. Rivers M. Lindsey Jr.; son, Randy Jackson and wife, Lynn; daughter, Monica Lisby and husband, Jody; brother, Ronnie Jackson and wife, Pam; stepsisters, Stacie Tompkins, Barbara Brown, Paige Smith, Courtney Dollar and Meredith Price; grandchildren, Collin Jackson, Hunter McBrayer, Caleb Jackson, Zak McBrayer and Ansley Lisby; Todd McBrayer, father of Hunter and Zak.

Pallbearers will be Jason Jackson, Aaron Jackson, Rico McGee, Todd McBrayer, Perry Clanton, Robert Stanfield and Willie Barnett. Honorary pallbearers will be Mark Hamner, Larry Stanfield, Larry Hays, Max Hamner, Scott Hays, Brandon Hays and Dane Hays.

An online guest book may be viewed and signed at greenviewmemorial.com.

Arrangements by Greenview Funeral Home.
Published in Florence Times Daily on May 16, 2013
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