2007-05-17 / Obituaries


Richard "Rick" Anthony Jackson, 41, of Detroit, Mich. died May 9, 2007 at Hurron Valley Sinai Hospital in Commerce Township, Mich.

He was born Aug. 26, 1965. He was a native of Jackson. He attended the Original Church of God in Detroit, Mich. He recently received the employee of the month at Autumn Nursing Home in Lavonia, Mich. where he was currently employed.

Survivors include his father, Minister Elisha Jackson Jr., Jackson; his grandmother, Elizabeth Jackson, Daphne, his fiancée, Chanda Johnson, Detroit, Mich.; two sons, Richard Jackson, Kenneth Jackson, both of Detroit, Mich.; two daughters, Alyssa Jackson, Kimmy Jackson, both of Detroit, Mich.; one brother, Tracy (Sarita) Jackson, Jackson; one sister, Joyce (Willie) Horn, Detroit, Mich.; five uncles, five aunts, two nephews, two nieces, one great-nephew, all of Detroit, Mich.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Shirley Jean Leggette Jackson.

The service was May 17 at 12 p.m. at Mt. Olive #1 Baptist Church with Rev. Kevin Jackson officiating in the Rockville Community of Jackson. Burial was in the Mt. Olive #1 Baptist Church Cemetery. Andrews Funeral Home of Jackson directed.

Active pallbearers were uncles, cousins, and friends. Flowerbearers were aunts, cousins, and friends.

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