Robert McAllan “Bob” Jackson

1939 -2023

It is with heavy hearts that the family of Robert “Bob” Jackson announce his peaceful passing surrounded, by his family, on Tuesday, May 30, 2023 at the age of 84 years.

Bob will always be lovingly remembered by his family, wife of 54 ½ years, Barb; two daughters, Leah (Trevor) Jackson-Manary and Opal (Vern) Wolfe; six grandchildren, Mickyla (Tim), Madison (Mike), Robert, Kody (Hailey), Dylan, and Nikki (Josh); and great grandson, William.

Bob was looking forward to meeting his new great granddaughter, to be born in July, but now she will be kissed by an angel sent from Heaven. Bob will also be missed by his mother-in-law, Evelyn Brown; sisters, Lillian Peterson and Shelley (Gord) Dyrland; brothers, Jim (Lyn) Jackson and Perry (Tami) Jackson; sisters-in-law, Agnes Jackson, Lois (Ken) Erickson, Lorraine Johannson; Melody (Dan) Fraser, Thelma (Wayne) Bronson, Wendy Vestre; chosen family, Kent and Donna Bernes and their children Ethan and Lauren; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Bob was greeted in Heaven, by grandson, Wyatt Wolfe; father, William (Myrtle) Jackson; mother, Lucille (Hank) Vaton; father-in-law, Leroy Brown; brothers, Bill Jackson and Art Jackson; brothers-in-law, George Peterson, Jack Johannson, and Leland Brown; and niece, Charlotte Peterson.

Keeping with Bob’s wishes, cremation will take place and a celebration of Bob’s life will be announced at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in memory of Bob may be made to the Barrhead Healthcare Centre, Barrhead Community Cancer Centre or to the charity of one’s choice.


Fort McMurray Funeral Home