Mr. Leroy Jackson, son of the late Mr. Thomas and Lucille Jackson, passed away on Saturday, July 30, 2016. He was born May 31, 1948 in Putnam County, and was the family’s fifth child.
At an early age, Mr. Jackson accepted Christ as his personal Savior and became a member of the Jefferson Baptist Church in Eatonton.
He was a graduate of Butler Baker High School class of 1967. In addition, he attended Jackson Business College, and later served in the United States Army as a clerk/typist from May 9, 1969 until December 1973.
After returning from the service, he was employed by the federal government with the Internal Revenue Service.
Mr. Jackson was a devoted worker who was also smart, very kind, humble and generous.