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Richard Lynn Jackson

June 15, 1954 — October 12, 2021

Richard Lynn Jackson

Rick Jackson, 67, passed away on October 12, 2021 after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was born June 15, 1954, in Oklahoma City, the middle child of Warren and Mary Rose Jackson. Rick grew up attending Sacred Heart Catholic Church and graduated from Mount Saint Mary's High School. After high school, he was married to Barbara Lowrey on June 29, 1973. Eventually, Rick and Barbara transferred to Christ the King Catholic Parish. For over 50 years, Rick worked tirelessly as a small business owner, initially working in small engines and garden centers. Today Rick's House of Fire services much of the state in the hearth, heating, and outdoor living industries. Volunteering was very important to Rick, he spent many hours working with youth, including coaching little league and being a scout leader. He spent 25 years as the Scoutmaster for Troop 120 at Christ the King Catholic Church. During this time, he helped many scouts earn the rank of Eagle. In his free time, Rick enjoyed his motorcycles, muscle cars, camping, cooking, and spending time with his family. He was preceded in death by his parents Warren and Mary Rose Jackson, grandmother Bessie Zvonek, and his daughter Carrie Jackson. Rick is survived by his wife Barbara Jackson; children Matt and his wife Margie Jackson, Brent Jackson, Dina and Brannon Elder and Scott Jackson; and his beloved grandchildren Sarah, Greg, Lisa, Sarah, Priscilla, Summer, Will and Charlotte. Memorial gifts are asked to be made to Christ the King Troop 120. An Evening prayer service will be 6:00 PM, Tuesday, October 26, 2021, at Smith and Kernke N. May Ave Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 AM, Wednesday, October 27, 2021, at Christ the King Church. Entombment will follow at Resurrection Memorial Cemetery.
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Evening Prayer Service

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Smith & Kernke Funeral Home (N. May)

14624 North May Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK 73134

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