|Birth: ||Nov. 7, 1926|
|Death: ||Sep. 23, 2012|
MILAN - Robert A. Jackson, 85, of Milan, passed away Sunday, September 23, 2012, at his home.
Burial in Rock Island Memorial Park Cemetery, with military honors by American Legion 569/200 and VFW 1303.
Robert was born on November 7, 1926, in Hickman, Kentucky, the son of Luther and Roberta (Hendricks) Jackson. He married Shirley DeVrieze on February 9, 1946, in Memorial Christian Church, Rock Island. She preceded him in death on April 15, 2010.
Mr. Jackson had been employed at J.I. Case, Rock Island, retiring in 1988. He was a World War II Navy veteran, having served with the 60th Seebees.
Robert had formerly been active with Scottish Rite Cathedral, Moline, and he was a 33rd degree Mason. He loved listening to music and watching sports, especially auto racing and NASCAR.
Survivors include his children, Karol Jackson, Milan, Dan (Cheryl) Jackson, Moline, and Gary (Janet) Jackson, Coal Valley; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; sister, Dorothy Moritz, Moline; and brothers, Lester, Jay and Tom Jackson, all of Texas. She was preceded in death by his parents, son, Robert "Bobby" Jackson, sister, Josephine, and brother, Earl.
Shirley A. DeVrieze Jackson (1928 - 2010)
Robert Eugene Jackson (1962 - 2008)*
Rock Island Memorial Park Cemetery
Rock Island County
Created by: Ken Nagel
Record added: Sep 25, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 97779791