The Lord called our beloved brother Walter Jackson, 62, home on Sunday, December 17, 2017 at The Lakes at Texas City.
Walter was born on April 28, 1956 in Newgulf, Texas. Shortly after high school, Walter joined the United States Naval Academy where he achieved the highest Honors.
Walter was preceded in death by his mother, Louella Kemp Jackson; father, Walter Davis; stepfather, Ashton Jackson; brother, Ashton Jackson, Jr. and half-sisters, Pearlie Brown and Elvira Woodard.
He leaves to mourn: a son, Roderick O’Brien of Galveston, TX; sisters, Annie Jackson-Edison (Andrew) of Texas City, TX; Wilma Jean Manning (David) of Sweeny, TX and Debra Spencer of Brazoria, TX; brothers, Otis Jackson of Texas City and Andrew Jackson of Houston, TX; a niece, Stacy Jackson; a nephew, Ashton Jackson III; a great-nephew, Wilbert Ashton Loud; sister-in-law, Willie Mae Jackson and a host of cousins and friends.
A public visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at 5:00 pm. A chapel service to celebrate his life will commence on Thursday, December 28, 2017 at 11:00 am. Both events will take place at Bay Area Funeral Directors, 5410 FM 1765 Texas City, TX 77591. 409-933-4300. www.bayareafuneraldirectors.com. Interment with military honors will be held at Galveston Memorial Park, 7301 Memorial Street, Hitchcock, TX 77563. All memorials may be sent to the funeral home.