Mr. Bobby Jackson, age 71, of Headland, Alabama passed away Sunday, November 3, 2019.
Visitation will be Wednesday, November 6, 2019 from 4 PM to 6 PM at the funeral home.
Funeral service will be Thursday, November 07, 2019 at 11 AM at Greater Shiloh Baptist Church.
Burial will immediately follow at the church cemetery.
Mr. Bobby Joe Jackson, Sr. was born the fifth child of Sam and Ruthie Mae Jackson on September 8, 1948. He joined Greater Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church at a young age.
Bobby Joe completed Rosenwald High School in Newville, Alabama. While attending high school, he drove his very own bus route for many years and was well known in the community for his basketball skills. After high school, he completed one year of college.
Mr. Jackson was preceded in death by his parents: Sam and Ruthie Mae Jackson; grandson: Vantavius Dishon McKay; brother: Charles Jones; uncle: Paul Jones and aunt: Annie Lee Jones.
Bobby Joe Jackson, Sr. leaves to cherish his memories: his children: Samuel Jackson (Jill), Barbara Jackson (Thomas), Rev. Dr. Bobby Joe Jackson, Jr. (Jackie), Pamela Jackson, Jeffrey Jackson, Stevie Jackson (Christina), Kenneth Jackson (Lesley), Wailon Minnifield, Kimberly Bighems, Damitra Jackson, Nakeshia Brown and Torez Jackson; his siblings: Sam Jackson, Jr. (Elaine), Selma Jackson Lemon, Early Jackson, James Jackson (Patricia), Shirley Jackson and Mary Bowers; 47 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his devoted, special friend and companion Ella Mae Brown.
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