Jackson, Larry Virgil

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Larry Virgil Jackson
Dec. 7, 1938 ~ Oct. 14, 2021

Larry Virgil Jackson of Blackfalds, Alta. went to be with his Lord and Saviour on Oct. 14, 2021 at the age of 82. He was born in Galahad, Alta. on Dec. 7, 1938. 

He is survived by his soulmate of 56 years Carol, four children Carla (Tim) Ridley, Merilee (Eddie) Turton, Rodney (Aaron) Jackson and Travis Jackson. 

Also 10 grandchildren Cory Ridley, Tyler (Emily) Ridley, Josh Ridley, Samantha Jackson (Steve Steinbrecker), Robbie Jackson (Sara Caissie), Shelbie (Cody) Owen, Janine Scherger (Hayden Bender), Raunie Jackson and Keisha Jackson. 

As well as 12 great grandchildren Decklin Jackson, Trinity Jackson, Nova Stagg, Lucy Owen, Macy Owen, Kylee Owen, Brooke Bender, Max Bender, Meleena Bender, Riley Latimer, Avaley Bender and Alisha Steinbrecker. 

Also his brother Boyd (Rose) Jackson, sisters Faye (Irvine) McKee, Sharon Davey, brothers-in-law Jim (Delores) Bullee, Elmer (Doreen) Bullee, sisters-in-law Mildred McKenna, Joyce (Tom) Essington and an abundance of extended family and friends.

He is predeceased by his parents Clarence and Dorothy Jackson, his father-in-law John Bullee, his mother-in-law Martha Bullee, brothers-in-law George Bullee, Johnny Bullee and John Davey, sister-in-law Emma Bullee, and great grandson Carter Bender.

Larry was a family man living his life to the fullest. He was involved in 4-H in his youth and then again when his children were old enough. 

He curled with his dad and brother. 

He loved working with horses and teaching his children to ride. He also played the guitar and sang and enjoyed camping until his passing. 

He spent more than 40 years running heavy equipment. He was always involved in his children’s and grandchildren’s lives and spent a lot of time helping others in any way he could. 

He was admired by many and will be missed by many.

Condolences may be made by visiting www.wilsonsfuneralchapel.ca.

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