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April 13, 2006

(4/9/1941 – 3/27/2006)

Gary Dell Jackson, 64, of Ojai, CA, died March 27, 2006, at his home.

The son of E.W. Jackson and Evelyn Modell (Dale) Roberts, he was born on April 9, 1941, in Cairo, MO and moved to Ojai, CA, in 1963, where he joined the Painter Union Local No. 955.

He was a member of the Ojai Valley Gun Club throughout the 1970’s. In his younger days, he enjoyed riding motorcycles with friends, working on cars and the outdoors.

He is survived by his mother, Evelyn Modell Roberts of Moberly, MO; three daughters, Toni Vodak, Jodie Maas and husband, Ken both of Ojai, CA, and Laurie Elliott and husband, Rodney of Downing, MO; four brothers, Terry Roberts of Colorado Springs, CO, Kim Roberts, Tom Roberts, and Kelly Roberts, all of Missouri; six grandchildren, Ryan, Shane, and Briana Elliott of Downing, MO, Michelle and Brandon Maas and Cher-Ami Nash, all of Ojai, CA; and one great-grandson, Ethan Nash of Ojai, CA.

Gary was preceded in death by his step-father, Eugene Roberts and four brothers, Edward Jackson in infancy, Jim Jackson of Liberty, MO, Robert Jackson of Liberty, MO, and John Jackson of Liberty, MO.

A memorial service was held April 8, 2006, at the Downing Christian Community Church in Downing, MO. Burial services were held April 9, 2006, at Grand Prairie Cemetery in Cairo, MO. Arrangements were made under the care of Clausen’s Funeral Home.

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