January 20, 1934 - January 3, 2016
Jacky H. Jackson, 81, passed away Sunday January 3, 2016 in Houston, Texas. He is preceded in death by his parents Newton and Leona Jackson; wife of 41 years, DeLora Jackson. He is survived by his current wife of 16 years, Dorothy Krause; children Brenda Jackson Millen, Scott Jackson and daughter in-law Missy Jackson; grandchildren Natalie Millen, Taylor and Courtney Jackson; brother Randy Jackson and sister in-law Celia Feinstein; niece Heather Jackson Watts and husband Robb Watts; great nephews Jackson and Josh Watts and many dear friends Jack was raised in Paonia, Colorado and attended Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado on a full academic scholarship. He graduated with a Masters degree in Geological Engineering in 4 years. Upon graduation, Jack was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers before beginning his professional career with Cities Service Oil Company in Houston, Texas. After 14 years with Cities Services, Jack continued his career in oil & gas exploration with his long-time business partner, Cecil Hollis. Jack was a dedicated father and enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He spent countless hours on the baseball & softball fields as the head coach for Brenda and Scott’s teams. Jack had a passion for the outdoors especially hunting & fishing. Jack was an amazing father, brother, husband, grandfather, and friend who will be sorely missed and always remembered. Jack had a wonderful sense of humor, laughed often and enjoyed teasing the ones he loved. A memorial service will be held Friday, January 8, 2016 at 1:00 PM at Tallowood Baptist Church, 555 Tallowood Road, Houston, Texas 77024. A reception will follow at the church. In lieu of flowers or gifts please consider contributions in Jack’s memory to Houston Hospice, 1905 Holcombe Blvd., Houston, Texas 77030 or 10900-B Stonelake Blvd., Suite 320, Austin, TX 78759.
Jacky H. Jackson, 81, passed away Sunday January 3, 2016 in Houston, Texas. He is preceded in death by his parents Newton and Leona Jackson; wife of 41 years, DeLora Jackson. He is survived by his current wife of 16 years, Dorothy Krause;... View Obituary & Service Information
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