Jackson, Sr., Richard Arda
Ocala - Richard Arda Jackson, Sr., 84, passed away October 24,
2019. He was born March 7, 1935, in Richwood, West Virginia, to
the late Arda Jackson and Mauda Smith Jackson. He was a
veterinary assistant for Dr. Butler and the Sarasota Humane
Society for many years and loved working with animals.
Richard was a wonderful father, father-in-law, grandfather, Pee
Paw, Pap Pap, and so much more to many. He loved to tinker in
his garage, listen to country music, go fishing, and spend time
with family. He was quiet by nature but had a fun sense of humor.
He had a lifelong love of sweets!
He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Lorean Lawson
Jackson. He was a devoted father to his children, Deborah
(Johnny & Valerie) Klepfer, Amanda (Christine) Jackson, Darlena
Jackson, Arda (Candace) Jackson. He is survived by his
grandchildren; Gina (Cory)Lane, Neva (Jeff) Hunt, Robert
(Teresa) Perkins, Cassandra (Tim) Wojtaszak, Leah (Travis)
Saxon, Erika Cagle, Richard(Fawn) Klepfer, Joshua (Sondra)
Jackson, Mandy (Kyle) Belford; 16 great grandchildren and 2
Great-Great Grandchildren, and many extended family and
A memorial service with potluck luncheon will be held at 1pm on
Sunday, November 10, 2019 at the Marion Oaks Community
294 Marion Oaks Lane, Ocala, FL 34473.
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