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Raymond Harold Jackson, Jr.

Posted on Tuesday, February 20, 2024 at 9:14 pm

Raymond Harold Jackson, Jr, 66 of Centralia, died Saturday, February 17, 2024, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia.

Family and friends are invited to Ray’s Life Celebration 1:00 PM Wednesday, February 21, 2024, at Fenton-Kendrick Funeral Home in Centralia with inurnment to follow in the Oakland Cemetery in Moberly. A visitation will be held from 12:00 PM until the time of the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Ray was born on August 25, 1957, in Moberly, the son of Raymond H., Sr. and Eleanor (Skinner) Jackson.

On December 3, 1977, in Moberly, Ray married Bobbie Wilson, and she survives of the home.

Along with his wife, Bobbie, Ray is survived by his children, Robert Jackson and wife Amanda of Jefferson City, Ella Distler and husband Chris of Centralia; grandchildren, Wilson Distler and Weston Distler; siblings, Robert Jackson and wife Martha of Centralia, Jeane Reynolds and husband Jerry of Higbee, Billy Skinner of Moberly; numerous nieces and nephews, brothers-in-law, Johnny Wilson and Billy Wilson wife Koni Wilson all from Moberly MO.

Ray was preceded by his parents and a sister, Becky Skinner, father and mother-in-law, Robert and Mary Wilson.

Ray worked as a supervisor for A.B. Chance then worked at EDI until his retirement.

He was an avid Chiefs fan, enjoyed watching NASCAR, hunting, fishing and working, but most of all he truly loved spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Memorial donations are suggested to the family of Raymond Jackson and may be sent in care of Fenton-Kendrick Funeral Home, 104 S. Collier Street Centralia, MO 65240.

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