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Obituary: Stanley David Jackson 1926-2021

Stanley David Jackson. Photo Courtesy of Matika Wilber, Project 562

Stanley David Jackson. Photo Courtesy of Matika Wilber, Project 562

Our beloved, Stanley David Jackson, journeyed to his Heavenly home on February 7th, 2021.

He was born in 1926 in a Wikiup, a traditional Apache dwelling, along the Verde River in Clarkdale, AZ. He is preceded in death by his loving wife, Lucille Rose Jackson and daughters, Carol and Debbie.

He is survived by his children, Pauline, Judy, Shirley, David, Lawrence and Jeffery.

He was also blessed with 25 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren and great-great, grandchildren.

Stanley served both his God and his country. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1945 and served in the Pacific Theater during World War II. He was honorably discharged in 1946 with the rank of Tech Specialist 5.

Stanley was the oldest living member of the Yavapai-Apache Nation. He contributed to his native community in various leadership roles such as Tribal Councilman and as Chairman of the Yavapai-Apache Nation Gaming Board.

Information was provided by the family.

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