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JOHN JACKSON, JR.

November 4, 1942 ~ June 11, 2022 (age 79)

Obituary

John Jackson Jr. was called home June 11, 2022.  He was born November 4, 1942to W. Frances Jackson and John Jackson Sr. in Ragland, Alabama. 

At the age of 11 he migrated to Akron, Ohio with his family.  He was a graduate of Garfield High School and enlisted in the Army soon afterwards.  He worked for BF Goodrich and retired from the National Parks Service. 

John was preceded in death by his parents and his siblings Joe, Yvonne and Ruth.  John leaves behind four dedicated children; Gregory Sr. (Stacy), Valen, Johnetta and John Edward; grandchildren; Gregory Jr, Gabriel, Garnett and Grant; dedicated lifelong friend Dorothy and extended children Yonnie, Korde and Edwardwade. 

He also leaves behind his siblings Irvin (Linda), Kathleen Rush of Columbus, Lillian Hinson and Melvin (Amanda).  John was enjoyed by all his nephews, nieces and a host of other relatives and friends.
 
Funeral service will be held Monday June 20, 2022 at 12:00PM at Rhoden Memorial Home 1101 Palmetto Ave. Akron, Ohio 44306 where family will receive friends from 11:00AM until time of service.  With Full Military Honors
 

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Services

Visitation
Monday
June 20, 2022

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
RHODEN MEMORIAL HOME, AKRON
1101 PALMETTO AVENUE
AKRON, OH 44306

Celebration of Life
Monday
June 20, 2022

12:00 PM
RHODEN MEMORIAL HOME, AKRON
1101 PALMETTO AVENUE
AKRON, OH 44306

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