In memory of
Robert LeRoy "Bobby" Jackson
In memory of
Robert LeRoy "Bobby" Jackson
Robert (Bobby) LeRoy Jackson, age 65, of Fort Walton Beach, Florida, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 17, 2018. He was born on October 19, 1953 in Bonifay, Florida, to Junior LeRoy and Christine Jackson. Robert was a high school graduate from Silver Sands School. Robert participated in the Special Olympics for many years. He competed in bowling, softball throw and bocce ball. He placed first place many times over the years and always looked forward to the event. Robert had a special place in his heart for the Fort Walton Beach Firefighters and he would never miss an opportunity to interact with them or just stop by their fire house to express his sincere appreciation for them and what they do. His relationship with the Fort Walton Beach Fire Department started at the early age of 10 years old. He was given the title of Honorary Fire Marshal many years ago and was given his own badge, helmet, fire fighter coat and lockers at Station 6 and Station 7. Robert attended and was a member of the Cinco Baptist Church. He was a longtime attendee of Horizons Workshop. Robert is survived by his mother, Christine Jackson of Fort Walton Beach; sisters, Elizabeth Collier and husband, Bruce, of Navarre; and Crista Larson and husband, Ben, of Fort Walton Beach; nieces, Diane Fowler and husband, Doug, of Fort Walton Beach, Barbara Collier of Pensacola, and Jamie Wagner and husband, Brad, of Great Falls, MT; great niece and nephews, Eli Fowler of Fort Walton Beach, Jillian Wagner of Great Falls, and Colby Wagner of Great Falls; and his beloved pets, Sweet Pea and Rosie. He was preceded in death by his father, Junior LeRoy Jackson; all grandparents, many aunts, uncles and cousins. Funeral services will be held at Davis-Watkins Funeral Home, 113 NE Racetrack Road, Fort Walton Beach, on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 1:30 pm with Pastor Ken Loubriel officiating and firefighter honor guard. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow at Beal Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to Fort Walton Beach Fire Department, Stations 6 or 7, in memory of Robert Jackson. To share memories, express condolences and sign the guest book please visit, www.daviswatkins.com
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113 Racetrack Road NE
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
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In memory of
Robert LeRoy "Bobby" Jackson
Robert (Bobby) LeRoy Jackson, age 65, of Fort Walton Beach, Florida, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 17, 2018. He was born on October 19, 1953 in Bonifay, Florida, to Junior LeRoy and Christine Jackson. Robert was a high school graduate from Silver Sands School. Robert participated in the Special Olympics for many years. He competed in bowling, softball throw and bocce ball. He placed first place many times over the years and always looked forward to the event. Robert had a special place in his heart for the Fort Walton Beach Firefighters and he would never miss an opportunity to interact with them or just stop by their fire house to express his sincere appreciation for them and what they do. His relationship with the Fort Walton Beach Fire Department started at the early age of 10 years old. He was given the title of Honorary Fire Marshal many years ago and was given his own badge, helmet, fire fighter coat and lockers at Station 6 and Station 7. Robert attended and was a member of the Cinco Baptist Church. He was a longtime attendee of Horizons Workshop. Robert is survived by his mother, Christine Jackson of Fort Walton Beach; sisters, Elizabeth Collier and husband, Bruce, of Navarre; and Crista Larson and husband, Ben, of Fort Walton Beach; nieces, Diane Fowler and husband, Doug, of Fort Walton Beach, Barbara Collier of Pensacola, and Jamie Wagner and husband, Brad, of Great Falls, MT; great niece and nephews, Eli Fowler of Fort Walton Beach, Jillian Wagner of Great Falls, and Colby Wagner of Great Falls; and his beloved pets, Sweet Pea and Rosie. He was preceded in death by his father, Junior LeRoy Jackson; all grandparents, many aunts, uncles and cousins. Funeral services will be held at Davis-Watkins Funeral Home, 113 NE Racetrack Road, Fort Walton Beach, on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 1:30 pm with Pastor Ken Loubriel officiating and firefighter honor guard. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow at Beal Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to Fort Walton Beach Fire Department, Stations 6 or 7, in memory of Robert Jackson. To share memories, express condolences and sign the guest book please visit, www.daviswatkins.com
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Davis-Watkins Funeral Homes & Crematory
113 Racetrack Road NE
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
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