Silas Leroy “Bud” Jackson

Bud Jackson

Silas Leroy “Bud” Jackson, formerly of Annapolis, passed away on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. He was 84.

He was born on Feb. 5, 1934 in Annapolis, to the late Crayton Silas Jackson and Verna Mann Jackson and raised by his father and second mother Helen Bridenthal Jackson.

On May 2, 1953, Bud, as he was known by everyone, was united in marriage to Elizabeth Terrell, who survives.

To this union two children were born, Vic (Donna) Jackson of Annapolis, and Richard Leroy Jackson.

Bud is survived by his loving wife Elizabeth; his son Vic (Donna) Jackson of Annapolis; two brothers, Jim (Anita) Jackson of Claremore, OK, and Dr. John (Paula) Jackson of Farmington; two sisters, Virginia “Pal” Dinkins, formerly of Annapolis, and Elaine (Rev. Eddie) Bone of Park Hills; three grandchildren, Kendra (Kenny) Berkbuegler, Damon Jackson, and Jerod Jackson; two great-grandchildren, Jackson and Holden; and many other family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by his three parents; a son, Richard Jackson; a sister, Anita Jackson, who passed in infancy; and a brother-in-law, Clyde Dinkins.

Bud graduated from Annapolis High School in 1952 and worked for himself in his grocery store, Jackson’s IGA and then several years for Holsum Bread Company. He was a Scottish Rite Mason and member of the Hopewell Lodge in Lesterville, MO, and also a member of the Fellowship Freewill Baptist Church in Park Hills.

A Life Celebration was held for Bud on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 at 2 p.m. from the Cole Family Funeral Home. Visitation was on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Interment followed the services in the Annapolis Cemetery.

Rev. Curtis Gwartney and Rev. Mike Harrison officiated the services.

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