Billy Gene Jackson, 56

Billy Gene Jackson, 56 of Blossom went to be with his heavenly father on January 31, 2012 at Paris Regional Medical Center.  Funeral Services will be Saturday, February 4, 2012 in the Blossom Church of the Nazarene at 2:00pm with Andy Cox officiating.  Burial will follow in Knights of Honor Cemetery in Blossom.  Visitation will be Friday night from 7-8pm at Wood Funeral Homes, Deport.

Billy was born on September 9, 1955 in Odessa, Texas to Nelson and Claudean  Jackson, who have preceded him in death.

He is survived by his son, Donovan Jackson of Mt. Pleasant, TX; daughter, Rehannon Hickman and husband, Jock of Paris; brothers, Doyle Smith and wife, Johnnie of Detroit; Steven Jackson and wife, Debra of Blossom, Thomas Jackson and wife, Debbi of Blossom, Keith Jackson and wife, Shawn of Paris; sister Sharon Bridgers and husband, David Bridgers of Paris; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Billy was a family man who loved his family.  He was a Big Man, had a Big Heart and was a kind and gentle soul.

  1. Don Griffin says:

    I am so sadden to hear of your loss. Billy was older than me but I remember him taking Thomas and me to see Billy Jack at the Airport Drive In and seeing him several times when visiting Thomas. I pray the peace that Jesus speaks of in John 14 be found in the hearts of all who miss him so.

    Pastor Don (Donny) Griffin

  2. Dustin Boone says:

    Keith, Jeremy, and family, I am so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  3. Debra Nixon Barba says:

    Dear Jackson Family,

    I didn’t know about Billy until about a week ago.I went to school at Prairiland High School. Losing a love one sometimes don’t know the words m to say..I was shocked to see this.Thinking of something funny Billy said or did.He was always laughing,cutting up,and smiling always.Thoughts and prayers to all of you.He did love his family.Him and Steve were close.Billy had a big heart Keep the memories close.

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