Funeral services for Robert Jackson, 85, of Anacoco, Louisiana will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, March 7, 2013, at the Labby Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Leesville with Bishop Funderburk officiating. Burial will follow in the Holy Grove Cemetery, under the direction of Labby Memorial Funeral Home of Leesville.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 6th, from 5 p.m. - 9 p.m., in the chapel.
Robert, the son of Thomas and Agnes Larson Jackson was born November 20, 1927, in Brawley, CA. He passed away Sunday, March 3rd, at Beauregard Memorial Hospital in DeRidder, LA.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sons, John White and David Jackson.
Mr. Jackson retired from United States Army and was a veteran of three wars. He loved to tinker around the garage and loved going to the Coffee Shop in Hornbeck to talk about current events with his good friends, Gene Beavers and Pinkus Spears. He loved shrimping and oystering and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife, Leah Jackson of Anacoco; son, Ellis Zaborowski & wife Shirley of GA; daughters, Deborah White of Anacoco, LA and Mary Jackson of Anacoco, LA; brothers, Samuel Jackson & wife Rachel of CA; sisters, Ellen Johnson and Nancy Ramos both of CA; five grandchildren and five great grandchildren.