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FLOYD JACKSON Age 85, of Canyon Lake, Calif. passed away peacefully on Sept. 30th, 2012, at his home in Canyon Lake surrounded by his loved ones. He was born Feb. 28th, 1927 to Walter and Ressie Jackson in Clinton Kentucky. Floyd served in the US Army during WW11 as a Military Policeman from July 1945 to January 1947. After returning from the war he met and married Anna Waite on Nov. 21, 1947. Floyd first had a gas station on Olympic Blvd. in Los Angeles. In 1949 Floyd started his own business collecting garbage and ashes which led the way to Jackson Disposal Service in Norwalk, Calif., which he successfully ran until he retired in 1976. In 1957 Floyd and Anna built their home in the Candlewood Country Club in Whittier, Calif. where they raised their 6 children. He was an active member of the Norwalk Rotary Club for many years, an avid and enthusiastic golfer and a diligent worker in the Tuesday Work Group in Canyon Lake. Floyd and Anna enjoyed living and entertaining at their Canyon Lake home with their 6 children, 13 grandchildren , 3 great grandchildren and many friends where they moved to in early 1990. Floyd is survived by his loving and devoted Wife Anna of 64 years; daughter Pamela Lang and son-in-law Allen of Bermuda Dunes, Ca; son Randy and daughter-in-law Mary of Rowland Heights, Calif; daughter Annarose King and son-in-law Chris of Flagstaff, Az; daughter Linda Nelson and son-in-law Terry of Hemet, Calif; son Richard Jackson and daughter-in-law Donna of Las Vegas, Nev. and daughter Katie Sanders and son-in-law Rick of La Mirada, Calif. He is also survived by 13 loving grandchildren and 3 great grand-children. Funeral service will be held Tuesday, Oct. 9th at Miller Jones Mortuary, 26770 Murrieta Rd, Sun City, CA 92586 at 12:30pm with Military Honors at Riverside National Cemetery at 2:15pm. Reception to follow at 23987 Continental Dr, Canyon Lake, Ca 92587.

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Published in Press-Enterprise on Oct. 5, 2012
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