Larry D. Jackson - 70

3/8/1947 - 10/12/2017

Rockford, Illinois

Larry D. Jackson, 70, passed away on Thursday, October 12, 2017.  Born March 8, 1947 in Haleyville, Alabama, son of Lenward L. and Mildred V.(Coltrain) Jackson.  Married to the former April “Sue” Tucker in Rockford on November 21, 1967.  Veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp serving in Vietnam, 1965-1968.  Retired from Teamsters Local 325.  Active member of First Baptist Church of Machesney Park, and was a member of many local veterans’ clubs. Larry attended Rockford East High School and joined the Marines in 1964.  He volunteered his time in many local ministries and veterans’ activities. He enjoyed time with his family as well as hunting and fishing.  Survivors include children: Rick (Jennifer) Jackson, Keith (Lisa) Jackson, Tammy Jackson (Ronald Newman) and Mr. and Mr. David Jackson all of Rockford; grandchildren, Britney, Kianna, Kaley, Kiersten, Tate, Cole, Kort, Mackenna, Ryan, and Indica; great-grandson Asher;  brother, Gary Jackson; sister, Sherry Spears; and numerous nieces and nephews, significant other, Barb Hornbeck and special family friend, Tyler Jaxson. Preceded in death by his parents, brother Terry, and wife April.


Visitation from 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., Thursday, October 19, 2017 at First Baptist Church, 718 Harlem Rd., Machesney Park with the service at 11:30 a.m., Senior Pastor Heath Tibbetts officiating. Burial to follow in New Milford Cemetery.  Arrangements by Sundberg Funeral home, Ltd., 215 N. Sixth St., Rockford, IL  61107. Online condolences at In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family.


9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., Thursday, October 19, 2017 in First Baptist Church, 718 Harlem Rd., Machesney Park Illinois


11:30 a.m., Thursday, October 19, 2017 in First Baptist Church, 718 Harlem Rd., Machesney Park, Illinois

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