New Middletown – Private services were held for Richard J. Jackson, 92, of New Middletown who died Saturday at Masternick Memorial.
Richard was born September 2, 1926, in Elkton, OH, a son of Jesse and Mary McGarvey Jackson.
He married Marie Maley on July 3, 1948.
Richard served in the United States Army.
He was a draftsman for the Youngstown Sheet and Tube Company, and retired from Kaiser Manufacturing in Columbiana
Richard was an active member of the Church of God, where he held many offices. He enjoyed fishing and hunting, and he coached little league baseball in New Middletown for over twenty years.
Richard leaves his wife, Marie; one son Rick (Patricia Ruzga) of Dorset, OH; one daughter Heidi (Gary) Davis of New Springfield; a sister-in-law Dorothy Maley; five grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
The family requests that donations in Richard’s name be made to the New Springfield Church of God Building Fund at 3649 E Garfield Rd, New Springfield, OH 44443.
Arrangements handled by Clemente Funeral Home in New Middletown.
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