Bobby Jackson

Published 2:39 pm Tuesday, September 1, 2020

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Ret. Major Bobby Earl Jackson, USMC, departed this life on Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, at the age of 65 years old. He was born Dec. 25, 1954, to Queen Daniels and the late Pete Barnes in Tylertown, Miss. Bobby was a graduate of Angie High School, a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, and a 1975 graduate of Grambling State University.

Major Jackson served his country honorably for 20 years until his retirement, and went on to pursue a career in law enforcement (Tulane University Hospital, NOPD Mobile Crisis Unit) and residential property management (Believe Enterprises).

He leaves to cherish his memory: his beloved wife, Stephanie Jackson; children, Brian Jackson, Jasmine Jackson Hull, and Brittanie Wade; mother, Queen Daniels; siblings, Kevin Daniels, Warren Daniels, Annie Oliver, Paulette Everette, and Carlettia Hall; nine grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, from 10 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. at Cook-Richmond Funeral Home, located at 637 Columbia St. in Bogalusa. A private funeral service for immediate family will follow at noon. Interment will be at Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery in Slidell.