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Jackson, Richard Edward

RICHARD E. JACKSON, 87, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, August 27, 2017 at his daughter's home in Vestal, NY. He was pre-deceased by his wife, Julia Anne Jackson; brother, Donald Jackson; sister, Nancy Savino and grandchild Emma Jackson. He is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, William (Rebecca) Jackson of Albuquerque, NM; two daughters and sons-in-laws, Linda (James) Carley of Vestal and Phyllis (Robert, Jr.) Weybrecht, of Leland, NC; four grand- children, Steven (Heather) and Aleea Vicks; Teresa and Thomas Weybrecht; three great-grand-children and several nieces and nephews. He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church, Vestal.

Richard graduated from Athens High School, Athens, PA in 1948.

He served in the army and was a member of the Korean War Veterans Assoc. as well as the Vestal American Legion Post 89. Richard worked at Singer-Link Corp. for over 35 years, retiring as Section Head/Test Dept. of the Commercial Simulator Operations.

Richard was active in the Boy Scouts of American and the Triple Cities Chapter of NYS Archaeological Assoc. In addition, he was a lifetime member of the Susquehanna River Archaeological Center

(SRAC). He also enjoyed spending time with friends at the Vestal Senior Center.

The family will receive friends at Coleman and Daniels Funeral Home, 765 Main St., Vestal on Friday, September 8th from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. followed by a memorial service. Burial will be at Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, PA.

Memorial donations may be made to SRAC, PO Box 12, Sayre, PA, 18840 or the Vestal Senior Center, 201 Main St., Vestal, NY 13850

Richard was a hard working, loving, and dedicated husband and father who will be missed by all. A special thank you to Percy Kilker who was more than a part-time care giver, but also a loving friend to our father.
Published in Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin on Sept. 6, 2017
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