Monday, August 3, 2009

Bobby L. Jackson

Orlando, FL - Bobby L. Jackson, age 57, was born December 29, 1951, in Racine, Wisconsin, to General and Ruby Jean Jackson, who preceded him in death. Bobby departed this life August 3, 2009, in Orlando, Florida. Bobby will be remembered for being soft spoken and his love for sports - especially basketball.

He leaves to cherish his precious memories, his loving children, Dante (Kendra) Napue, and Canyatta (Shawn) Adrian, of Racine; Cynthia Rush and Nneka Payne of Milwaukee; Deneatha M. Woods of Upper Marlboro, MD; Cornelius Hunter of Black River Falls, WI; and LaKia Jackson of Louisville, KY; 14 grandchildren; nine brothers and sisters, Linda McCrackin, Marian (L. A.) Pillows, Janice Gray, General Dwight Jackson, all of Racine; Jerry Jackson, Michael K. Jackson, Darrell J. Jackson, Kia T. (Antonio ) Lockridge, all of Orlando, FL; Martha (Billie) Purifoy of Peoria, IL; God-brother, James Carridine; and God-sister, Pastor Virginia Lackey, as well as a host of relative and friends.

In addition to his parents, Bobby was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents; brother, Hayes Jackson; and nephew, Giovanni Carr.

Homegoing services will be celebrated on Friday, August 14, 2009, at 11 a.m. in All Nation Pentecostal Prayerhouse, 1502 W. 6th Street. Interment will follow in Graceland Cemetery. Visitation will be in the church on Friday from 10-11 a.m.

Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home & Crematory
4600 County Line Rd., Racine 262-552-9000

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