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James Bryan Jackson

Bryan, Brazos County, Texas, USA
Death 26 Sep 2012 (aged 88)
Waco, McLennan County, Texas, USA
Burial Bryan, Brazos County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 100157224 · View Source
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In Memory of
James B. Jackson Jr.
February 25, 1924 - September 26, 2012

James B. Jackson, 88, passed away Wednesday, September 26, at Regent Care Nursing Home in Waco. Graveside service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, September 29, at Bryan City Cemetery.

James was born February 25, 1924 in Bryan. He attended Baylor University on a football scholarship. While there, he joined the Naval Reserve and was transferred to Tulane University by the Navy in 1943 to continue playing football. He went into the fleet in 1944 and overseas on a destroyer to the Pacific. After coming home and being discharged in 1946 he married and then went back to Baylor. After James finished school he went to work for Humble/Exxon and retired in 1982. During this time he lost his first wife to cancer in 1978. He met his second wife, Cleora, and married in 1981. They later moved from San Antonio where they lived for many years to Sugarland in 1998.

He is preceded in death by his first wife and parents.

Survivors include his wife Cleora Jackson of Waco; daughters Jo Beth Osborne of San Antonio, Carol Ford and husband Jimbo of Boerne; son Bryan Jackson of Rockport; step-sons and step-daughters Robert Martin and wife Marilyn of Eddy, Cheryle Miears and husband Glenn of Bryan, Marsha Shaunikas and husband Mutt of Charolette, N.C., Sandra Wolfarth of San Antonio; 11 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren.

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  • Created by: Pat Tuck Bizzell
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100157224
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for James Bryan Jackson (25 Feb 1924–26 Sep 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100157224, citing Bryan City Cemetery, Bryan, Brazos County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Pat Tuck Bizzell (contributor 46844920) .