Born Feb. 3, 1948, in Blytheville, Ark., son of the late Henry and Josephine Rogers Jackson, Sr., he was a U.S. Army veteran, where he served in Vietnam, and was awarded the Purple Heart, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, and a Bronze Star. He attended the New Hope Baptist Church in Yarbro, Ark.
On May 11, 1973, in Kennett, he married Albirda Duckworth, who survives.
Survivors also include five sons, Dwight Wilson, Charles Wilson and wife, Maria, Calvin Wilson and wife, Tawnya, Henry Jackson III and wife, Vanessa and Anjuan Jackson and wife, Korticia, all from Las Vegas, Nev.; two daughters, Angela Webb, of Lansing, Mich., and Letease Jackson Mobley and husband, Alaine Sr. of Las Vegas; four brothers, Roosevelt Jackson, of Steele, Mo., Charles Jackson and wife, Lulavine and Robert Jackson and wife, Vanessa, all of Blytheville, and L.C. Jackson and wife, Sandra, of Burdett, Ark.; three sisters, Ella Thompson and husband, Stockton, Calif., Juanita Pounds and husband, J.B., of Cape Girardeau, Mo., and Barbara Jennings and husband, Textin, of Chicago, Ill.; nine grandsons, Anjuan, Malik, Marquis, Elisha and Denzel Jackson, Dominick and Akendall Wilson and Alaine Jr., and Anthony Mobley; six granddaughters, Shirikiana Bradley, Doricea, Jacqueline and Kenysha Wilson and Brianna and Kamaria Jackson; three great-granddaughters, Shantell and Tashawn Webb and Jordyn Bradley and one great-grandson, Doyle Webb, Jr.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Anna Bell Johnson and two grandchildren, Doyle Webb and Charles Wilson.
Visitation will begin at 5 p.m., today, Friday, Feb. 29, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Kennett.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 1, at the Prince of Peace Missionary Baptist Church in Blytheville with Pastor Henry Jackson III officiating.
Burial will follow in the Memory Gardens Cemetery at Blytheville.
Pallbearers are Dwight, Charles and Calvin Wilson, Anjuan Jackson, Eddie Rogers and Donnell Duckworth.
Honorary pallbearers are Roosevelt, L.C., Charles and Robert Jackson, David Runnels and Dale Green