Richard L. Jackson
1959 - 2019
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LAS VEGAS - Richard L. Jackson, " Rick", aka "Moonie", 60, of Las Vegas, Nev., died on Memorial Day, May 27, 2019, after a courageous battle with lung cancer. His brother, Joe, was by his side when he passed. Rick was born in Portland, Maine, on Feb. 26, 1959, to Max and Shirley Jackson. Rick was a 1977 graduate of Deering High School.

Rick was predeceased by his parents; his wife, Linda J. DiRenzo and his beloved canines: Maggie, Sophie, Daisy, Bella and his best boy, Buddy.

Rick is survived by his son, Michael DiRenzo and his wife, Jenn; his grandbabies, Ava Jean and Camden James, all of Las Vegas; his brother, Joseph and his wife, Linda, of Portland, Maine; his brother Stephen and his wife, Susan, of Gorham, Maine; nephew, James of Rutland, Vt.; niece, Melissa of Portland; and his large brotherhood from Deering Center where "Moonies" antics were legendary.

There will be no funeral service but a celebration of life will be announced at a later date.




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Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jun. 4, 2019.
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May 27, 2020
Can't believe it's been one year already. Let alone ,I still can't get over the fact your gone. I miss you more than words can say, I love you twice as much. Hope your resting. Til we meet again. Joe
joseph Jackson
Brother
March 27, 2020
So much is going on. But I'm still thinking of you every minute of every day. Stephen is still fighting his fight. And my Linda is still in remission. Please continue to watch over them. I love you and miss you.
Joseph Jackson
Brother
February 26, 2020
Happy Birthday my brother. I love you, miss you, not a minute goes by without you on my mind, always and forever in my heart. Til we meet up again. Hugs and kisses to everyone up there.XOXOXOXO.
November 27, 2019
Six months, I have not heard your voice, I have not received a text or a phone call and heard your laugh.Tomorrow is Thanksgiving. I usually go to Fitzpatrick and get our annual turkey game shirts. Not this year my brother, it's not the same with you gone. I miss you sooooo much. Tomorrow I will be thankful for having you as my brother. I love you Rick.
Joseph Jackson
Brother
October 27, 2019
Wow, still can't get over the fact you're gone. Five months today my brother, I miss you, I love you, and I'm still grieving you. It will take some time bro.....Be at peace. XOXO Joe
Joseph Jackson
Brother
August 4, 2019
Yo bro, having a hard time believing that your gone. You are on my mind every minute of every day. I take peace in knowing that your pain is no longer and your reunited with Mom, Dad and Linda. And of course all your pups !! Hope you and Rocky are behaving up there too !! Miss you terribly. XOXO Joe
Joseph Jackson
Brother
June 30, 2019
I love you endlessly my brother. I will miss you and I will look forward to seeing you again. Give mom and dad a hug for me. And know I have your back always. You are now home. Forever and eternity. I love you. Joe
Joseph Jackson
Brother
June 11, 2019
May the God of all comfort sustain your family during the days ahead Psalms 119:76
June 7, 2019
To the Jackson family, you have my sincere condolences. When someone falls asleep in death (Ecclesiastes 9: 5,10) the memories we have of them become our most precious treasure. May those memories comfort you as well as Gods promise at John 6:40.
L B
June 7, 2019
Dear Joe; I am extremely sorry to hear of Rick's passing. Susan sent me a note to tell me about it. We both send our most sincere condolences to you and all of Rick's family. Love you and miss you, Betty Langley.
June 6, 2019
Richard was a nice , respectful , and lovable guy. I miss Richard dearly and my kids loved him. My sister Tausha was always by his side from day one . I liked how he use to make jokes about her slang talking (LOL. Rest in peace , you will always be in our hearts.
Shamika Johnson
June 5, 2019
Richard was a dear friend he love my daughter Tausha Prince so much so was by his side when he passed she was a great girl friend She stayed by his side throughout his journey of cancer he will really be missed by the Copeland family and Prince family we love you Richard
Joyce Copeland
June 5, 2019
Rick was a bright light who was always making everyone laugh! I'm sure he's still at it on the other side! Sending lots of love to your family.
Kim Muehle
June 5, 2019
Hey Joe, so very sorry to hear about Ricky, may he rest in peace. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family
Julia McDonough-Daniels
June 4, 2019
I am so very sorry for your loss. The Jackson family was a part of our Deering neighborhood extended family. RIP Rick "Ricky" as we called you when you were little :) fly high! hugs to the whole family
Cindy Whitcomb-Lajeunesse
June 4, 2019
Joe and Linda, I am sorry for yoy loss. I am keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.
Jean Flaherty
June 3, 2019
You will be forever missed and loved by all who knew you.
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