Bobby Earl Jackson
December 25, 1954 - August 24, 2020
"I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Now, there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day." 2 Timothy 4: 7-8
Ret. Major Bobby Earl Jackson, USMC was born December 25, 1954 to Queen Daniels and the late Pete Barnes in Tylertown, Mississippi. He received Christ and was baptized at an early age at Center Baptist Church in Angie, LA. Bobby attended Angie High School and graduated as valedictorian. He went on to matriculate at Grambling State University where he graduated with a bachelor of Arts in Communication in 1975. Upon completion, Bobby was commissioned into the United States marine Corps, where he rose to leadership as a Major. He was married to Jacqueline and to this union two children were born, Brian and Jasmine.
Major Jackson served his country honorably for 20 years until his retirement. Upon retirement, he pursued a career in Law enforcement, partnering with Tulane University Hospital and the NOPD Mobile Crisis Unit, among others. most recently, he owned and operated Believe Enterprises LLC, through which he managed residential properties until his death.
Bobby married his wife Stephanie B. Jackson in 2006, to whom he was a devoted husband, partner, and best friend. Bobby was especially fond of hosting family gatherings in their home, where you could find him firing up the grill and serving his signature sweet tea.
Bobby was preceded in death by his wife Jacqueline Jackson, father Pete Barnes, and grandparents Mattie Jackson and William Ruff Jackson. Bobby leaves to treasure his memories his wife, Stephanie Jackson; children, Brian Jackson, Jasmine Jackson Hull, and Brittanie Wade; mother, Queen Jackson Daniels; brothers, Kelvin Daniels and Warren Daniels; sisters, Annie Oliver, Paulette Everette, and Carlettia Hall; nine grandchildren, as well as three uncles, three aunts and a host of nieces and nephews, relative and friends.