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Roland Clinton Jackson
Roland Clinton Jackson

Roland Clinton Jackson, 71, passed away Friday, June 24, 2016. He retired from the U.S. Army in 1983 after 20 years of faithful service to his country. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Mr. Jackson was an avid fan of NASCAR.

Roland was preceded in death by his parents, Roland and Joyce Jackson.

He is survived by his loving wife, Deanna Cote Jackson; son, Sean Jackson, and his wife, Jane, of Yorktown; daughter, Michelle Gainer of San Angelo, Texas; and brother, Richard Jackson, and his wife, Ruth, of Chesapeake; and five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and one great-grandchild due in August.

The family wishes to extend their sincere appreciation to the staff of Morningside Assisted Living and the staff of ICU at Mary Immaculate Hospital.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 29, at the chapel of Amory Funeral Home, Grafton. Services will be private.

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