Sun, Nov. 29

Herbert Ronald ‘Herb’ Jackson 1937 - 2009

Herbert Ronald “Herb” Jackson was born in Guthrie, Oklahoma, December 30, 1937. He later moved to California and worked for Lockleed Aircraft Company in Burbank for 20-plus years, before moving to Clarkdale, Arizona in 1993, to work at the Phoenix Cement Plant, until he retired in 1996.

While working there, and being an avid fisherman, he opened up and ran Culpepper Bait and Tackle Shop in Cottonwood until 1999. He was an active member of the American Legion, the Elks Lodge, and the VFW, and was an avid bingo player at all three.

Following an extended illness, Herb passed away November 16, 2009 at his home at 1261 Mark Street, Clarkdale, Arizona. Herb is survived by three children; son, James R. Jackson who lived with him in Clarkdale, two daughters, Lisa Wada of Mission Viejo, California and Kim Jackson of Pahoa, Hawaii, as well as six grandchildren; Dayton, Christina, Chris, Sharon, Bart, and Guy Jackson, also of Pahoa, Hawaii.

Herb was a professing Christian. Although not a member of any church, he did on a couple of occasions, attend Clarkdale Baptist Church, where his son Jim is a member. He had a number of friends, including Pastor Boldin.

Herb will be greatly missed by his family, neighbors, and friends. A memorial service for Herb was held Monday, December 21 at Clarkdale Baptist Church.

Information provided by survivors.

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