Robin T. Jackson Jr.
Robin T. "Rob" Jackson, Jr., 42, of Sandwich, IL passed away, Sunday, December 13, 2009 as the result of an automobile accident. He was born November 10, 1967 in Sandwich, IL, the son of Robin "Terry" and Valerie J. (Whitlatch) Jackson. He graduated from Sandwich High School in 1985. He was currently employed by Plano Post Office as a mail carrier. He enjoyed hanging out with his best friends, Merlin, Neal, Duane and Deno, watching the Bears, reading, writing, painting, fishing, most of all time with his son.
He just completed remodeling his home after losing it in the flood of 2008.
He is survived by his son, Sebastian Jackson of London; mother and step father, Valerie (Ray) Wainscott of Sandwich; his father, Terry Jackson, Sr. of Fairfield, IL; two sisters, Carrie (James) Miller of Earlville and Tiffany Wainscott of Sandwich; two nephews, Ryan and Brenten; two nieces, Amber and Madison; his maternal grandmother, Rose (Donald) Boggs of Parker, AZ; his paternal grandmother, Ann Dial of Sandwich; several aunts, uncles, cousin and his dog, Monica.
Rob is preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Howard Whitlatch; paternal grandfather, John Robert Rosenberger and his great grandparents, Bart and Thelma Luttrell.
Funeral Services will be held at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, December 17, 2009 at Burkhart-Eighner Funeral Home with Rev. David Kaul officiating. Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Thursday prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be private.
Memorials may be directed to family for a fund being established for his son. For more information or to sign the online guest book go to www.EighnerFuneralHomes.com. Burkhart-Eighner Funeral Home
606 E. Arnold Rd.
Sandwich, IL 60548
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Published in Beacon News on Dec. 16, 2009