Joseph W. Jackson Jr.(1951 - 2014)

Joseph W. Jackson Jr. passed away on Tuesday, April 10, 2014, in Salt Lake City, UT. He was born June 09, 1951 Ft. Yuma, CA.

Joseph graduated from Yuma High worked over 20 years for Dave Grant Trucking. He enjoyed making everyone laugh. There was never a dull moment with him around.

Joseph is survived by his Step Mother, Erna Jackson; sister, Michelle Jackson (Felipe), Dina Medina; step sister; Keith Cachora; step brother, all of Winterhaven, CA. Nieces: Jordyn Soliz, Chassidy Jackson-Harris, Kelli Kitzmiller Dominique Ramirez, Crystal Ramos and Emilyse Jackson; nephews, Felipe "PJ", Matthew, Brandon & William Soliz, Juston and Juston Jr. Jackson, Frankie, AJ and Alex Ramos; aunts, Louise Tannheimer and Amelia Fernandez; uncles, Armando, Albert and Eugene Pena. Extended family: Eric, Christina and Kay-Lynn Walkenhorst and numerous cousins.

He was preceded by parents, Joseph Jackson Sr. and Barbara Pena Patton; brothers, Louis and Robert Jackson; daughter, Heather Jackson; paternal grandparents, Edmond and Ethel Jackson; maternal grandparents, Arthur M. Pena and Evelyn Oleta.

Viewing will be held on Monday, April 21, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Yuma Mortuary. Rosary will be held on Monday, April 21, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at Yuma Mortuary. Mass will held be on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 4 pm at Immaculate Conception with Tribal Rites at Quechan BigHouse immediately following. Cremation is on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 5:00 a.m.

Pallbearers will be Arturo and Thomas Fernandez, Ladd Bouts Sr., Jack Bouts Sr., Jody Brittell, Thomas Numkena, Mickey Jackson, Jr. and Eric Walkenhorst.

Honorary Pallbearers are Felipe, PJ and Matthew Soliz, Mike Sr., Norman and Edmond Jackson, Frank GreyShield, Dwayne Tanneheimer, Armando, Eugene and Albert Pena and Arce Ramos.

Funeral Home

Yuma Mortuary & Crematory
551 W. 16th St. Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 782-9865
Published in The Yuma Sun on Apr. 20, 2014