|Birth: ||May 14, 1940|
New Mexico, USA
|Death: ||Nov. 5, 2011|
New Mexico, USA
August Milton Jackson, Ruidoso, New Mexico resident of 40 years, passed away on November 5, 2011 at the age of 71. He was born May 14, 1940 to August and Elizabeth Jackson in La Luz, New Mexico. He married Pamela Denise Jolly-Jackson on May 29, 1981.
In 1959, Milton worked at the White Sands Missile Range and helped with the construction of the "Little Joe 2" Mercury Space Capsule. He served with the U.S. Army stationed at Fort Carson, Colorado. He had an Associate Degree from New Mexico State University. He helped in development of the Sierra Blanca Ski Area and the golf course at the Inn of the Mountain Gods. In 2006, he retired from the Ruidoso Municipal School District. He was a member of the First Christian Church. A favorite hobby from childhood was riding his Harley Davidson Motorcycle with friends and his long-time friend, John Brown.
He was preceded in death by his father August, mother Elizabeth, brothers Bernard, Floyd and William. Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Pamela Jackson, a sister Jaunice Rardin of Alamogordo, a brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Connie Jackson of Cold Spring, Texas and fifteen nieces and nephews and many friends.
Service will be at The First Christian Church on Friday November 11, 2011 at 10:00 am, located at 1211 Hull Road.
Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church in memory of August Milton Jackson. A reception will follow after the service.
Condolences to the family at www.lagroneruidoso.com
Published in the Ruidoso News from November 9 to December 9, 2011
August M Jackson (1903 - 1958)
Elizabeth M Jackson (1907 - 1983)
Floyd H Jackson (1931 - 1970)*
William Lee Jackson (1939 - 2003)*
August Milton Jackson (1940 - 2011)
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
Created by: snm
Record added: Mar 10, 2013
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