The Rev. Robert Lee Jackson, 74 of Ocala, Fla., passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at his home.
He was born December 19, 1938 in Winchester to the late Herbert and Lucille Heston Jackson. Rev. Jackson was a graduate of Ward Township High School, Taylor University and Trinity Theological Seminary. He served as a pastor for many churches including, White Chapel Congregational Christian Church, New Liberty Congregational Christian Church, Redkey Community Church, Teegarden Congregational Christian Church, Lisbon Baptist Church in Leesburg, Fla., Lighthouse Bible Church in Palm Bay, Fla., Cross Creek Baptist Church in Hawthorne, Fla., and Fairfield Baptist Church and Calvary Bible Church in Inverness, Fla., until his retirement.
Survivors include his wife of 34 years, Janis Carol Jackson; a sister, Mary Pflasterer; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Keith Jackson.
Graveside services are 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Reitenour Cemetery, Ridgeville, with Pastor Mark Garringer, officiating.
Walker Funeral Home, Winchester, is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.walkerswinchester.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Gideon's International, P.O. Box 140800, Nashville, TN 37214-8000.
Published in the Winchester News-Gazette from Mar. 11 to Mar. 13, 2013