Reginald Burelle Jackson, age 86, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Thursday, September 29, 2022 at Beebe Health Care in Lewes, Del. He was born to the late Hersel and Elsie Jackson on January 21, 1936 in Millsboro. , OF.
Jackson was a lifelong resident of Delaware. He and his wife of 23 years, Judith, were married on August 26, 1999. He was self-employed as a construction contractor for more than 45 years. He was a wonderful provider for his family. He liked spending time with them, as well as being a prankster.
He was an avid hunter and had hunted rabbits, squirrels, quail, and deer with his hunting dogs by his side. At one time, he had had racehorses, and his special was Buoy O Buoy. He also enjoyed gardening himself. He would go out and take care of his garden from sunrise to sunset.
Jackson was preceded in death by his parents, Hersel and Elsie Jackson. He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Judith; four children, Stelene Oliver (and George), Gary B. Jackson (and Jo Anne), Katrina Johnson (and Jeffrey), and Kim Jackson (and Terri), all of Millsboro, Delaware; three stepchildren, Jeffrey Roberts (and Bonnie) of Millsboro, Del., Andy Roberts (and Becky) of Harbeson, Del., and Susy Hopkins (and Dale) of Milton, Del.; a sister, Blonnie Zakrociemski (and Casmere) of Laurel, Del.; a brother, Samuel Jackson (and Sylvia) of Newark, Del.; 14 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and family and friends.
A funeral service will be held at Watson Funeral Home on Thursday, October 6, 2022 at 1 pm A public viewing will be held at the funeral home prior to the service, from noon to 1 pm Burial will be at Harmony Cemetery. Condolences can be sent online at www.watsonfh.com.