Francis Jackson

Francis Jackson
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Francis “Bud” Jackson, 71, of Carbondale, IL, born June 17, 1944, in Murphysboro, IL, passed away Monday, February 8, 2016, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.

Bud inspired in his family the values of loyalty, responsibility, trustworthiness, and optimism.

He was preceded in death by a son, Paul Jackson; a daughter, Tammy Dolwick; and his parents, Francis M. and Virginia, nee Griffin, Jackson.

Surviving are his wife, Marcey, nee Reissaus, Jackson;
a son, Craig (Lisa) Jackson;
a daughter, Montana (Shawn) Duty;
a son-in-law, Dan  Dolwick;
and five grandchildren, Sierra and Conner Dolwick,
Austin and Landyn Duty, and Dominic Jackson.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the American Cancer Society or to the American Heart Association.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

There will be no public services.  The family will gather together to honor and celebrate his life.

Condolences Left For Francis Jackson

Love happens when hearts become connected, and happy memories can never be erased. We were saddened to hear of the passing of your husband. You and those you hold dear to your heart are in our prayers. May God’s love comfort you and your family.

Joan (Lindner) Rogers, Vergennes, IL, 62994

I am so sorry to hear about Bud. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.


Alesia Lipe, De Soto, IL, 62924

Marcey –

We were saddened to learn of Bud’s passing. May God’s love comfort you and those who were close to Bud.

Andrea and Fred Feltmann, Acworth, Georgia, 30102

It is with heavy heart that we learn of Bud passing. His humor and one of a kind personality will be missed. The many times on the golf course will be treasured memories. Our thoughts are with you.

Phil Rose, Murphysboro, IL, 62966


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