Larry Jackson, passionately known as “Chief”, age 66, born October 29, 1953, to Levonia Jackson Sr, and Olevia Doretha (Gillis) Jackson, in Dayton, Ohio, where he was a lifelong resident, lost his battle with dementia/Alzheimer’s Wednesday, July 15, 2020. Larry was a 1972 graduate of Nettie Lee Roth High School. He was employed at Wright-Patterson AFB Fire Department from his last two years of high school until he retired, as chief. He then worked for Harrison Township Fire Department. Larry was a lifelong member of Phillips Temple CME Church. Larry was preceded in death by both his parents, one brother, Levonia Jackson, Jr., both maternal (Gillis) and paternal (Bolen/Smith) grandparents, and his beloved nephew, Tommy Lee Weatherspoon, Jr. Larry leaves to cherish and celebrate his legacy, 3 sons Morris Russell, Tony (Aaliyah) Russell, & Larry Hall, one brother, Lenard (Leronda) Jackson, 2 sisters, Lucille E. Miles and Rose Mary Mabry, 6 grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, firefighters and a dedicated friend Darrin Wiseman & family. Many thanks to Brookdale Nursing Facility, Cypress Point Nursing Home, Friendship Village Nursing Facility, and Troi Walker for Larry’s care during his last years. IMPORTANT: Due to COVID-19 social distancing will be enforced. Masks will be required to attend viewing and/or funeral, at the church. There will not be a repast. Donations can be made at alz.org in Larry Jackson’s name.
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