Albert Cyrus Jackson, age 65 of Newark, DE entered into eternal rest on Saturday, July 8, 2017, at Saint Francis Hospital in Wilmington, Delaware. He was the son of the late Mary Chester Jackson and Albert Arthur Jackson. Born and raised in Chester, PA, he resided there until moving to Delaware in the 1990’s. He was a U.S. Army veteran completing his tour in the rank of Sergeant and was employed at Kimberly Clark in Chester, PA until his passing. Mr. Jackson is survived by his wife, Odessa; two sons, Lamont Jackson (Patricia Gale), Andre’ Jackson and two daughters, Debbi Spriggs and Patrice (Patricia Williams Jackson) all of Delaware. He was grandfather to five grandchildren, Kymani DeVaughn-Jackson and Kyelle DeVaugh-Jackson (Andre’), Demetrius Spriggs, Zion Jackson-Rondo and Leilani Jackson-Rondo (deceased) (Patrice); great-grandchildren Sophia and Dominik Spriggs. He was the second eldest of six children.
Surviving him are two sisters, Sherlotti Jackson of Atlanta, GA and Mary Etta Jackson-Smith of Chester, PA with one brother, SFC Ivan Jackson-Freeman of Chester, PA. Preceding him in death was his eldest brother, Francis Marshand Chester and youngest sister, Gloria Dean Jackson-Artwell.
Funeral Services will be 11:30 am, Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at Congo Funeral Home, 2317 N. Market Street, Wilmington, DE, 19802, where viewing will be from 9:30 - 11:15 am. Interment will be in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Bear, Delaware.