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Published: August 28, 2021


Roger Dale Jackson, age 72 of Loretto, TN passed away Friday, August 27, 2021 at Maury Regional Medical Center surrounded by loved ones after a courageous two year battle with leukemia.    

 

He was a native of Lawrence County, Tennessee who proudly served our nation in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. He was a former boilermaker who retired as an engineering associate from TVA. He previously served as a Commander of the local VFW, as a Lawrence County Election Commissioner and served many years as a delegate for the Lawrence County Democratic Party. He loved his family, friends, and community dearly and lived a life of service to others. 

 

A memorial service will be held at Loretto Memorial Chapel on Monday, August 30, 2021 at 1:00 pm.   TR Williams will be officiating the service. His son Chris will also provide a eulogy. Military honors will be presented to the family after the service. Visitation will be held Monday August 30, 2021 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Loretto Memorial Chapel. 

 

 

Special thanks from the family goes out to Dr. Romany Johnpoulle and Dr. Will Donnellan for their wonderful care and friendship over the past two years.  

 

Survivors include:  

 

Wife: Judy Judy   Loretto, TN 

Son: Chris D. Jackson (Kailea) Loretto, TN  

Daughter: Jessie Boyd (Nick) Lawrenceburg, TN 

Grandchildren: 

Theo Jackson Loretto, TN 

Lilian Boyd Murfreesboro, TN  

Brown Boyd Lawrenceburg, TN 

Nate Boyd Lawrenceburg, TN 

Preceded in death by: 

Mother: Irma Marie Jackson 

Brother: Larry O'Neal Jackson‌ 

In lieu of flowers make donations to the Local Disabled Veterans Chapter #20