Services for Leon F. Jackson
A Company, 1st BN, 506th PIR

photos from Octavio Laguna (C Co, 2nd BN, 506th, 1964-1966)
Leon F. Jackson

Leon F. Jackson

Obituary: Leon F. Jackson, 88, died Sunday, July 3, 2011, at Good Shepherd
Hospital in Longview. He was a member of the 101st Airborne Division during
World War II, and jumped on D-Day in Normandy, France. He saw action all
throughout World War II.

He is survived by five sons, Rodney, James, Frank, Leo and Steve, all of Louisiana;
and two brothers, James of Kilgore and Leonard of Longview. He also leaves many
grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Graveside services, with military honors, will be 10 a.m. Sunday, July 10, 2011, at
Kilgore City Cemetery, with Chaplain Toney Ciomperlik officiating.


Family Members

Jackson family members

Octavio Laguna (C Co, 2nd BN, 506th, 1964-1966) represented the 506th Association
at the services for Leon F. Jackson. Octavio presented the Jackson family with
506th Challenge Coin and a Currahee Battle Flag from the 506th Association.

Chaplain Ciomperlik

(L): Army Reserve Chaplain (MAJ) Toney Ciomperlik

SGT Jackson

(R): Leon's grandson, SGT Jason L. Jackson (1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, TX)


James and Lenny

(L-R): Leon's brothers James Jackson and Leonard Jackson



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