Gary L. Jackson, Sr., age 58, of Round Lake, passed away Friday, March 31, 2006 at his home.
He was born March 26, 1948, in Chippewa Falls, WI the son of Victor and Irma (Pahl)Jackson. On August 21, 1969, he married Barbara Lawless.
Formerly of Holcombe, Wisconsin, Gary had been a resident of Round Lake for the past 28 years. He was know as a family man, he loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He also enjoyed fishing and loved to watch old western films.
Survivors include his wife of 36 years, Barbara; four children, Suzanne William (fiancee Matt Hoyt) of Round Lake, Tracey Jackson of Round Lake Beach, Gary L. Jackson Jr. (Stephanie Lohman) of Round Lake Park, and Kerry Anne (Randy) Richards of Diboll, TX; ten Grandchildren, Garrett, Cheyenne, T.J., Joshua, Matthew, Arthur, Gary L., III, Barbie, Joey, Jordan; his father, Victor Jackson; five siblings, Charlotte (the late Charles), Vikki (Richard), Jim (Amy), Jane, and Joann; and lots of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother.
A Memorial Service will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 9th, 2006 at the American Legion 111 E. Main St., Round Lake Park, IL. Arrangements were entrusted to the Justen’s Round Lake Funeral Home. Interment will be private.
Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society 100 Tri-state International Suite 125 Lincolnshire, IL 60069 in his honor.
Friends may sign the on-line guestbook at www.justenfh.com. For information, please call the funeral home at 847-546-3300.