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Larry JacksonApril 24, 1948 ~ December 16, 2017 (age 69)
The Reverend Larry D. Jackson
Born in Parkersburg, WV on April 24, 1948 to Donald and Mildred (Packett) Jackson and entered eternal life on December 16, 2017.
During his youth, Larry was an active member of the West Virginia 4-H program, receiving many awards including the highest honor of being inducted into the WV All Stars. Larry was a graduate of Parkersburg High School, Glenville State College and Trinity Episcopal School for Ministry. He taught elementary school in Wood County, WV before entering the ministry. Father Jackson was the retired rector of Trinity Episcopal Church, Parkersburg and served churches in Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Ruby Jean (Keith); a son, Christopher (Guilherme); a daughter, Becky (Bernie); and a granddaughter, Jordyn Gardner-Keith. He is also survived by two brothers, Phillip (Cathy) and Paul (Rose); a nephew, Matthew (Jody); nieces, Dixi Gathman (Trevor), Cheyenne Keith and Lauren Keith; great nephews, Gannon and Ryan Jackson; and great nieces, Miah and Anna Gathman.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandparents, Charles and Hazel Jackson, Lucille Jackson, George and Pearl Packet; father-in-law, Marion Keith; and a nephew, Jeremiah Jackson.
Friends will be received on Thursday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the John A. Lefdahl Funeral Home. Funeral service will immediately follow in the Lefdahl Chapel with Rev. William Geiger officiating. Interment in the McDowell Cemetery will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Episcopal Church, 430 Juliana Street, Parkersburg, WV 26101.