Robert Clifton “‘Bob'” Jackson, Jr

Birth
Navarro, Navarro County, Texas, USA
Death 27 Apr 2007 (aged 83)
Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas, USA
Burial Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 22323921 · View Source
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Robert Clifton "Bob" Jackson Jr., 83, a native of Corsicana and resident of the Cryer Creek community of Navarro County, passed away Friday, April 27, 2007, in Corsicana. He was born July 30, 1923, in Corsicana to Robert Clifton Jackson Sr. and Minnie Lee Farish Jackson.

He graduated from Barry High School and was in the first class of Navarro Junior College. He also attended Hill Junior College, Baylor University, and graduated from Baylor Law School with his LLB and Juris Doctorate degree. He was a veteran having served with the 556th Army Air Force Unit during World War II. He served Navarro County in the State Legislature from 1955 through 1960. He worked within the Democratic Party for over 25 years. He was appointed and served as judge of the Corsicana City Court for three and a half years. He was appointed and elected county judge of Navarro County. He was in the practice of law in Navarro County for 50 years.

He helped organize Civitans Service Club in Corsicana and served as president. He taught government classes for Navarro Junior College to employees of Terrell State Hospital. He was a farmer and rancher. He was president of Navarro Junior College Ex-Students Association in the mid-1950s, served on the YMCA board of directors, and was president of the Navarro County Bar Association.

Visitation will be held from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Corley Funeral Home. Graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Oakwood Cemetery with the Rev. Harold Scott officiating.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert C. Jackson Jr. and Minnie Jackson; and a sister, Carolyn.

Survivors include his wife, Marianna Clements Jackson of Barry; stepson, Gerald Guthrie of Garland; stepdaughter, Lou Ann Guthrie of Barry; four granddaughters and their husbands; one great-granddaughter; sister and brother-in-law, Marilyn and Bill Schoemeris of Quinlan; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends desiring to do so may make memorial contributions to Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave., New York, NY 10001.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.

Notes:

* Corsicana Daily Sun - Apr 30, 2007
* Men and Women in WWII


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  • Created by: Carol STEVENS
  • Added: 20 Oct 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22323921
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Clifton “‘Bob'” Jackson, Jr (30 Jul 1923–27 Apr 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22323921, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Carol STEVENS (contributor 46861595) .