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 Jonathan Randell Bluejacket

Jonathan Randell Bluejacket

Dewey, Washington County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 1 Apr 2016 (aged 87)
Lake Jackson, Brazoria County, Texas, USA
Burial Clute, Brazoria County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 161006717 · View Source
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Jonathan Randell Bluejacket, of Lake Jackson, passed away at the age of 87, into the loving arms of his Lord and Savior, on Friday, April 1, 2016. He left peacefully to be reunited with his beloved wife, Alice.

John was born in Dewey, Oklahoma, on June 12, 1928. While growing up in Bluejacket, Oklahoma, he met the love of his life, Alice Ermajean Hollandsworth. During their 64 years of marriage they were blessed with seven children and an ever growing family.

Before residing in Texas, John served in the United States Army. During his time in the Army, he was stationed at both Ft. Leavenworth and Ft. Riley, Kansas. After two tours in Korea, and 20 years in the service, he retired from the Army in 1967. John spent his years in Texas working for the Coca-cola Company and later for Amstate Self Storage. Although John had a strong work ethic, his two passions were his love for God and his love for his family. He served as deacon for the First Baptist Church, "The Anchor" in Surfside, Texas for over 30 years. He was a true man of God and instilled in others that same love for the Lord and the importance of faith and family. One of his greatest joys was singing alongside and listening to his children sing their praises.


Grandpa was a busy man, always going and going, running errands for Grandma and picking up us kids here or taking us there. Yet, he always had time to stop for a hug or kiss. He would make us giggle when we would look over and see him taking one of his five minute naps, only to have him wake up and smile when he realized he had passed out. He made sure our lives were full of faith, music, love… and food, as most of those errands for Grandma were to the store. He may have left us, but we know he is with Grandma. Hopefully she doesn't already have him running around. It's been a long time coming, but that doesn't make it easier. We love and miss you, Always.

Jonathan was preceded in death by his wife, Alice Bluejacket; his mother and father, Hazel Holden Bluejacket and Jonathan Henry Bluejacket; his brothers, Donald Bluejacket, and Terrill Bluejacket; his great-granddaughter, Terah Lasagna; his son-in-law, Peter Di'Prima; his son-in-law, Phil Patterson; and his brother-in-law, Junior Chamberlain.

Jonathan is survived by his sister, Barbara Jean Chamberlain; his daughter, Sheilia Patterson; daughter, Teressa Di'Prima; son, Rodney Bluejacket and wife, Barbara; daughter, Jenora Schippert and husband, Jim; daughter, Mary Bradshaw; daughter, Glenda Baker; son, J Bluejacket and wife, Robin; 30 grandkids; 61 great-grandkids; and two great-great-grandkids.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 6, 2016, at the Freedom House with Jim Schippert officiating. Burial will follow at Restwood Memorial Park.

Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, 2016, at the Lakewood Funeral Chapel.

Pallbearers will be Kelly Bluejacket, Jesse Bluejacket, Jonathan Schippert, Jameson Schippert, Austin Bluejacket, and Jarod Bluejacket.

Honorary pallbearers are Clinton Mayhew, Andrew Mayhew and Tyler Lasagna.

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  • Added: 14 Apr 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 161006717
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Jonathan Randell Bluejacket (12 Jun 1928–1 Apr 2016), Find A Grave Memorial no. 161006717, citing Restwood Memorial Park, Clute, Brazoria County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Desert Angel (contributor 47701600) .