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JACKSON Herbert Joseph Jackson, 84, died Saturday, January 5, 2013 in Jacksonville, Florida. Herbert was born to the late William and Mary Hewitt Jackson on November 6, 1928 in Bronx, NY. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 52 years, Sabina Bonnie Jackson and sister Gladys Hoylen. Herbert is survived by his son Brian (Joyce) Jackson; daughters Ellen (Jim) Colket and Tracy (Andrew) Pheiff; grandchildren Allie Pheiff, Matthew and Thomas Colket, and Jessica and Jarrod Farmer. Herbert was a Senior Vice President, Partner and shareholder with Bechtel Corporation working over 35 years in Business Development. Herbert was instrumental in negotiating and winning several Oil, Gas, Chemical, and pipeline projects in addition to opening Bechtel s office in Bangkok, Thailand. Herbert s favorite past times included golf and reading. An avid golfer, Herbert was a longtime member of Pelham N.Y), Lakeside (TX) and Sawgrass (FL) Country Clubs, achieving three hole-in-ones through his numerous rounds. Herbert was an active member of Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church and a loving family man who cherished his family and was a devoted and proud grandfather. He will be greatly missed and his presence in our lives has been a gift for which we will be forever grateful. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 16th, in the Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church with Reverend Francesco Iacona as Celebrant. Inurnment will take place immediately after the mass in the church s columbarium. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Community Hospice of NE Florida, Foundation Department, Star Team (Pediatric), 4114 Sunbeam Road, Bldg. 100, Jacksonville, FL 32257. Please visit our online Tribute at www.quinn-shalz.com. Services under the care and direction of: Please Sign the Guestbook @ Jacksonville.com
Published in the Florida Times-Union on Jan. 13, 2013
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