1/30/34 – 11/28/23
Mr. Raymond F. Jackson, is reunited with his beloved wife of 67 years, Consuelo Arce Jackson who preceded him in death on April 22, 2022. He passed away peacefully on November 28, 2023 at the Audie L. Murphy Spinal Cord Injury Center in San Antonio, Texas.
Raymond was born to William Jackson and Margaret Boucher in Overland, Missouri on January 30, 1934. He was raised in the St. Louis, Missouri area. He was active in sports and scouting prior to his military service. He was also a member of the Masonic Lodge. After meeting his wife Consuelo, a native of South Texas. They were happily married for 67 years and raised seven children together.
He is survived by, Elizabeth Laboski and husband Thomas Whitehurst, George Jackson, Christopher Jackson, Rhonda Hebert and husband John, Katherine Jackson, Raymond Jackson, II, James Jackson and wife Erica, and thirteen grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. One of Mr. Jackson’s greatest joys was having family get togethers around the swimming pool.
He was always extremely generous, kind, and sweet to everyone. He had been incredibly heartbroken since the passing of the love his life Connie.
He had an extensive military career joining the Army at 17 in June 1951 until his honorable discharge in March 1973 following a diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis. During military career he earned several awards:
Department of Army Suggestion Award 1962
Meritorious Service Medal
Bronze Service Medal
Combat Medical Badge
Good Conduct Medal 6th Award
Republic of Vietnam Honor Medal 2nd Class
Vietnam Service Medal
Republic Vietnam Campaign Medal with 60 Device
Korean Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster
Meritorious Unit Citation with Oak Leaf Cluster
Diploma Faculty Development Unit 1964-1974
The family would to thank the wonderful staff at the Audie L. Murphy Spinal Cord Injury Center for the loving care they provided.
Friday, December 22, 2023
Sunset Memorial Park and Funeral Home
1701 Austin Highway
San Antonio, Texas 788218
Visitation 11:30 – 12:30
Memorial 12:30 – 1:30
1:30 Immediately following memorial service
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
1520 Wurzbach Road
San Antonio, Texas
Immediately following graveside services
San Antonio, Texas 78239
Ending at 5:00 pm