LeRoy Jackson, 68


LeRoy Jackson, 68, of 8760 Hawkins Road, Linden, died Saturday, June 9, 2018, at his home.

He was born Sept. 21, 1949, in Erwin to the late James Henry Jackson and Mary Elizabeth Hawkins Jackson. He was also preceded in death by his son, Rodney Dewayne Young; brother, James Henry Jackson Jr.; and sisters, Lena Frances Jackson, Mary Alice Wilson and Lena Irene Yeoman. Mr. Jackson enjoyed fishing and gardening.

He married his wife, Doris, on Jan. 8, 1983. Together they owned and operated the Linden Oil Company and the Icee Hut at IGA in Linden. He was a Pine Forest High School, Class of 1967 alumni.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday in the sanctuary of Praise Fellowship Church of God, 514 Adam St., Fayetteville. The Revs. John Haney and Richard Williford will officiate.

Survivors include his wife of 35 years, Doris Jean Young Jackson; sons, William Timothy Jackson of Atlanta, Ga., Stephen Daniel Jackson and wife Dana of Fayetteville; daughter, Kimberly Rose Hair and husband Waymon of Linden; grandchildren, Ashley Martin, Taylor Heinz, Mary Young, Liam Young, Jonathan Jackson, Brayden Young, Olivia Young, Kasey Hair and Dylan Hair; great-grandchildren, Cyara Jefferson, Ryleigh Martin, Andrew Martin, Jailynn Martin, Marlee-Jean Martin, Ethan Hair and Aidyn Hair; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Praise Fellowship Church of God.

In lieu of customary remembrances, memorial contributions may be made to Praise Fellowship Church of God, 514 Adam St., Fayetteville, NC 28301.

Arrangements by Cromartie-Miller Funeral Home.


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