He was born January 30, 1940 in Cincinnati, Ohio to the late Joseph Lincoln and Catherine Lorraine Jackson Saunders.
Bob was a retired Portsmouth Police Lieutenant with 26 years of service, and he also worked 12 years as a Portsmouth City Schools truancy officer. Jackson was an Army veteran and member of the F.O.P Local #33.
Surviving are his wife, Debra Kay Duckett Jackson, whom he married February 24, 2001 in Greenup, KY; three sons, Troy (Michelle) Jackson, Robert “Robbie” (Shirley) Jackson, and Michael (Sonya) Duckett, all of Portsmouth; three daughters, Patty (Edward) McKee, Tiara (David) Crowder, and Krista Duckett, all of Canal Winchester; one sister, Joann (Garth) Ferrand of Parker, CO; 14 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a sister, Deborah Ruth Hutmire.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family, with the James Dickey Post #23 Honor Detail providing military graveside rites, under the direction of Ralph F. Scott Funeral Home in Portsmouth.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Portsmouth High School Athletic Department, 724 Findlay St., Portsmouth, OH 45662.
Online condolences may be sent to www.RalphFScott.com.