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Robert A. "Queenie" Jackson, 61, Kokomo, passed away at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, at St. Vincent Kokomo. He was born Feb. 6, 1956, in Kokomo, to Andrew and Mary (O'Neal) Jackson. On June 4, 1977, he married Patricia Jackson, and she survives.
Robert graduated from Western High School in 1974 and went on to serve in the United States Marine Corps as a radio operator. He enjoyed woodworking, carpentry and fishing and was an avid Purdue fan. He had a caring heart and was always helping people, and he cherished spending time with his grandchildren.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his father; children, Eric Jackson, Kokomo, Andrea (Bob) Mansfield, Russiaville, Ryan (Amanda) Jackson, Kokomo, and Chris (Shaina) Shutt, Kokomo; seven grandchildren, Lillian Jackson, Allayna Jackson, Connor Jackson, Josh Mansfield, John Mansfield, Elijah Shutt and Ella Shutt; brother, Rick Jackson; sister, Theresa (Danny) Shackelford; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother.
Funeral services for Robert will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, at Stout & Son Funeral Home, 200 E. Main St., Russiaville, with Pastors Lehmon Hale and Jim Stevenson officiating. Burial will follow in Russiaville Cemetery. Friends are invited to visit with the family from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Messages of condolence may be expressed online at www.stoutandson.com.
Published on January 8, 2018
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