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Roger Karl Jackson
Nov. 7, 1943 - April 11, 2019

Roger "Karl" Jackson found peace with his Lord April 11, 2019. He was born in Rocky, OK to Roger B. & Susu Pauline Jackson. After graduation from Rocky High School, Karl attended Oklahoma City University. Soon after graduation he went to work at Tinker Air Force Base, where he worked with NATO's Aircraft Program. After retiring, Karl's joys included spending family time with his parents, sister Paula and her family, food and fun with friends and cheering on his beloved OU Sooners. Later, "Rumbling" for the Thunder became quite a passion for Karl. He loved his travels as well - Saudi Arabia, Australia, New Zealand, New Orleans. He had friends everywhere. Karl has a network of friends he loves dearly and who were so at ease at his home. "Sweet, sweet man" and "Kindest man I ever knew" and "Never met a stranger." Karl was always there to lend a hand in any way he could. Karl is survived by his niece, Jonna Lynne Cassil and husband Ken, OKC; his nephew, Paul "Marc" Goode, Jr. and wife Rachel, Seattle, WA; namesake grandnephew, Christopher "Jackson" Cassil; and grandnephew, Robert A. Manchester, IV. Many, many close friends will remember what a wonderful person Karl was. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday, April 15, 2019, at Mercer-Adams Funeral Service with family present 4-6 p.m. Father Mark Mason will preside during Stateroom Service Monday, April 15 at 4:30 p.m. Interment will be Tuesday, 11 a.m. April 16, Lonestar Cemetery, Rocky, OK. To share a memory or condolence, please visit www.mercer-adams.com
Published in The Oklahoman on Apr. 15, 2019
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