OBITUARY

Willie Rufus Jackson

August 28, 1923September 16, 2020
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Willie Rufus Jackson, age 97, of Pensacola, Florida passed away on Wednesday, September 16, 2020. Willie was born August 28, 1923 in Defuniak Springs, Florida to Hubbard B. Jackson and Marie Rayborn Jackson.

He proudly served in the United States Navy for over 20 years. After retiring from the Navy, he became a mechanic and he worked for Pete Moore Chevrolet for many years. Willie was a member of the Fleet Reserve and the American Legion. He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family.

Willie was preceded in death by his parents, Hubbard Jackson and Marie Rayborn Jackson; first wife, Eunice Jackson; second wife, Stella Foster Jackson; sisters, Ruby Rowe, and Dorothy Sword.

He is survived by his sons, Richard Jackson, and Eugene (Brenda) Jackson; five grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren; and other extended family members.

A visitation for Willie will be held from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm on Monday, September 28, 2020 at Oak Lawn Funeral Home, 619 New Warrington Road, Pensacola, FL 32506. Funeral service will begin at 12:00 pm. Burial will immediately follow at Barrancas National Cemetery-NAS Pensacola.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.oaklawnfunerals.com for the Jackson family.

  • FAMILY

  • Hubbard Jackson, Father (deceased)
  • Marie Rayborn Jackson, Mother (deceased)
  • Eunice Jackson, First Wife (deceased)
  • Stella Foster Jackson, Second Wife (deceased)
  • Ruby Rowe, Sister (deceased)
  • Dorothy Sword, Sister (deceased)
  • Richard Jackson, Son
  • Eugene Jackson (Brenda), Son
  • He also leaves behind five grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren; and other extended family members.

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  • Visitation

    Monday, September 28, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Monday, September 28, 2020

  • Graveside Service

    Monday, September 28, 2020

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Blue Knights FL XXVI

September 28, 2020

Blue Knights FL XXVI extends condolences to the Jackson Family on the loss of their loved one. Prayers for comfort as you move through this difficult time. May God hold you in his arms, and many your memories always be good ones.

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