Eugene 'Rick' Jackson

Eugene "Rick" Jackson, 77, of Wabash, IN, and having family members in Huntington, IN, died Saturday, June 22, 2013, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.

Mr. Jackson was a veteran of the United States Army. He worked for Conrail for 42 years and attended the Wabash Christian Heritage Church.

He was born June 4, 1936, in Salyersville, KY, to Smith and Goldie Ramey Jackson. He married Doris Hall on July 10, 1984, in Elko, NV. His wife preceded him in death on Nov. 2, 2012.

Survivors include three stepdaughters, Debra Ann Rand and Nancy (Marvin) Yeakle, both of Marion, and Brenda Sue Regnault, of Huntington; three brothers, Junior (Thelma) Jackson, of Twin Lakes; Kelly (Lilly) Jackson, of Wabash; and Roy Jackson, of South Whitley; a sister, Carma Jean Barton, of Fort Wayne; seven step-grandchildren; and 10 step-great-grandchildren.

Calling is Thursday, June 27, 2013, from noon to 2 p.m., with a service following at 2 p.m. at Grandstaff-Hentgen Fuenral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash. Rev. Tim Prater will officiate. Burial will be at Friends Cemetery, Wabash.