Ronald C. Jackson Sr., 78, of Coatsburg, (formerly of Clayton) died at 11:00 p.m. Friday, August 23, 2019, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy.
Born May 29, 1941, in Quincy, Ron was a son of Kenneth and Mildred Sheurman Jackson. He married Lorna Ledbetter on December 29, 1959, in Hannibal, MO. She preceded him in death. He later married Linda Duesdieker on June 5, 2010, in Coatsburg, IL. She survives.
Ron worked as a carpenter for many years. He then worked as a truck driver for Sharkey Transportation. After retiring from driving a truck, Ron delivered vehicles for Knapheide Manufacturing.
Ron attended St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Coatsburg. He loved cars, was an avid bowler, and enjoyed hunting and fishing. Mr. Jackson served his country in the U.S. Army.
Survivors in addition to his wife is a daughter, Brenda Lee Potts (Robert), Quincy; two sons, Ronald C. Jackson Jr. (Carmen), Petersburg, IL., and Randy Jackson (Roberta), Camp Point; a stepdaughter, Tracie Allen, Golden; a stepson, W. Todd Allen (Brenda), Quincy; eighteen grandchildren, Hope Aden, Ryan Aden (Chanee'), Chad Aden, Jessie Fowler (Diana) Michaela Potts, Mya Potts, Brandon Jackson (Jill), Brittany Henry (Brett), Amanda Shoopman (Nathan), Melanie Jefferson (Brian), Justin Jackson (Taylor), Jessica Quincy, Tyler Quincy, Katie Quincy, Lauren Farris (Kevin), Alexis Allen, Daxton Allen, and Jennifer Allen; 13 great grandchildren and 5 step great granchildren; his brother, Delbert Leroy Jackson; his half brother, Harry Miller (Mary Lou); two stepsisters, Mary Ruth Senf and Karen Barry (John); two stepbrothers, Eldon Beever (Cheri) and Bob Beever; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife; a half brother, Tommy Miller; and a sister in infancy, Sally Jackson.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 27 at the St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Coatsburg by Pastor Patricia Reep. Burial with military honors will follow at South Side Cemetery, Clayton.
Visitation will be held Monday evening from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Coatsburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Central Mini Relay for Life, or the Quincy Humane Society.
Online condolences may be left at www.hamiltonfuneralhomes.net.
The Lummis Hamilton Funeral Home in Camp Point is handling the arrangements.