John Robert Jackson, 81, of rural West Union, IL passed peacefully into eternity Thursday, August 3, 2017 in the presence of his loving wife Karen and family. He was born February 2, 1936 in York, IL, the son of William & Imogene (Wells) Jackson, both of whom preceded him in death.
He married Karen Engles on October 5, 1974, and she survives. He is also survived by his daughter, Barbara & Gary Richards (York, IL); by their 3 grandchildren; by his 6 great-grandchildren,
He was preceded in death and welcomed by son, John Robert Jackson Jr. (Bobby); by his parents; by his several uncles, aunts and cousins, and in-laws
A time of visitation was held from 3:00-7:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 6th at the Prust-Hosch Funeral Home in West Union. Masonic services were conducted at 7:00 p.m. by the West Union Masonic Lodge #313. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, August 7th at the funeral home, with burial following in York Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the York Cemetery. Memorial envelopes will be available at the funeral home. For more information, or to share a memory or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.
Published on August 7, 2017