Jesse Bernard Jackson

January 30, 1951 — February 24, 2022

Jesse Bernard Jackson

Jesse Bernard Jackson, age 71, passed away on February 24, 2022, at UF Health Shands in Gainesville, FL. He was born January 30, 1951, in Elwood, Indiana to George Jackson and Shirley Dickerson. Jesse made a living as a contractor. In his spare time, he enjoyed his pugs, playing cards, watching wrestling, and listening to Elvis Presley. He was a proud member of the NRA and big supporter of the Wounded Warrior Project and President Trump. Above all, Jesse enjoyed spending time with this family. He had a big heart, would give you the shirt off his back, and will be truly missed. Jesse is preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Danny and Joel Jackson.

Jesse is survived by his wife, Edith Jackson; son, Jesse B. Jackson, Jr. (Sara); daughter, Corina Rene’e Douglas (Kevin); step-daughter, Kimberly Jenkins; grandchildren, Anya Griffis (Justin), Ariana Rix, Adyson Jackson, Aisley Jackson, Avin Douglas, and Michael Bradley; great-grandchildren, Jackson Griffis, Waylon Griffis, and Elliana Griffis; brothers, David Jackson (Regina), Brian Jackson (Jennifer), and Kevin Jackson; sisters, Jenny McGill (Danny), Mable Heath (Robert), Francis Remy, Anna Jackson, and Wanita Mullins.

A service to honor Jesse will be held at 11:00am on Monday, March 7, 2022, at Archer-Milton Funeral Home, Lake Butler. The family will receive friends for a visitation beginning at 10:00am. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Archer-Milton Funeral Home, Lake Butler. 386-496-2008 www.archerfuneralhome.com

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Visitation

Monday, March 7, 2022

10:00 - 11:00am (Eastern time)

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Monday, March 7, 2022

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Burial

Monday, March 7, 2022

Starts at 1:00pm (Eastern time)

City of Newberry Cemetery

25909 SW 15th Ave, Newberry, FL 32669

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