Bobby Leon Jackson

Bobby Leon Jackson passed away on Saturday, April 22, 2017 in Jacksboro, Texas. He was 82 years old.

He was born September 6, 1934 in Jack County, Texas to Cullie Sandy and Gladys Mae (Smirl) Jackson.

Bobby married Mary Joyce Maxey on April 16, 1952. He was a retired Field Gauger for Arco Pipeline Company and a member of Squaw Mountain Assembly of God Church. Most importantly he was a loving and kind husband, father, grandfather, and friend.

He is preceded in death by his parents; and brothers Hubert, Gene and Billy Ray Jackson.

Among those who will cherish his memory include his wife Mary Jackson of Jacksboro; daughter Brenda Fuller and husband Butch of Bluegrove, Texas, sisters Delvena Whitt of Lubbock, Texas, and Gloria Widger and husband Kendall of Jacksboro; grandchildren Sandi Martin and husband John, Sonya Ryan and husband Joel; great-grandchildren Mia Rea Ryan, Sage Edward Clay, and Julian Walker Ryan.

Services were held on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at Bible Baptist Church with burial following at Antelope Cemetery under the direction of Coker Funeral Home.  Please visit for an online guestbook and a video tribute.

If so desired memorials may be made to: Concerned Citizens, 400 East Pine Street, Jacksboro, Texas 76458 or Santa Fire Truck, c/o Jacksboro Fire Department, 112 West Belknap Street, Jacksboro, Texas 76458.

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