William Ralph Jackson, Jr.
Published 7:00 am Wednesday, May 10, 2017
William Ralph Jackson, Jr., age 82, of Carriere, Mississippi passed away Thursday, May 4, 2017. He was born November 10, 1934 in Harlingen, Texas.
Visitation will be held Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at Church of the Way. A memorial service held by the family will follow at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Curtis Merritt officiating.
Mr. Jackson was the Pastor at Church of the Way beginning in 1974 and Veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was also a manager for IBM in New Orleans prior to coming to Picayune.
He is preceded in death by his parents, William R. Jackson, Sr. and Anna G. Jackson; one son, David Jackson; one brother, Carl Jackson; and one sister, Martha Cobb.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Janet Jackson of Picayune; two sons, Kent Jackson and wife Kim of Picayune, and Mike Jackson and wife Valori of Picayune; grandchildren, Hannah Jackson, Scott Jackson and wife Brittany, and Amanda Jackson; and great-grandchildren, Everleigh Jackson, Arianna Montano, and Anzlee Jackson.
Arrangements are under the direction of Picayune Funeral Home. Please visit our website for the obituary. You can leave an online condolence or share photos and memories. www.picayunefuneral.com