Roy Von Jackson

Born: Tue., Nov. 2, 1937
Died: Fri., Oct. 30, 2020


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BRANDON:

 

Roy Von Jackson passed away October 30, 2020, at his home in Brandon 3 days prior to his 83rd birthday.  Roy was born in Trenton, NJ and grew up in Clinton. He married his childhood sweetheart, Lois Barton, in 1960. He earned his B.A. and M.A. degrees at Michigan State University. He was a systems analyst in his company, Summitt Research Corp., residing in Silver Spring, MD for more than 20 years.

 

Roy loved the outdoors and served seven years as a scoutmaster in Silver Spring, Maryland. In 1982 he and Lois moved to Brandon, bought the Churchill House Inn and operated an outdoor program of hiking, biking, and XC skiing between inns. He was active in the Brandon Area Chamber of Commerce, serving as treasurer and served on the town planning commission. He and Lois were avid square dancers, and he served as president of the Cast Off 8’s square dance club in Pittsford Vermont.

 

He is survived by his wife Lois Jackson of Brandon, daughter Julia Child of Middlebury, grandson Nathaniel Creed, his wife Kyla and daughters Amelia and Evelyn of Cranston, RI, grandson; Ryan Creed and his wife Lizzie of Brandon and a brother Jack Jackson of Farmington, NM., nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his son; John Barton Jackson.

 

A private gathering “In Celebration of His Life” will take place, at a later date.

 

Memorial gifts in lieu of flowers may be made, in his memory to; The Brandon Area Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 267, Brandon, VT 05733.

 

Arrangements are under the direction of the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon.

 

 

 

 

 

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