Reginald Burelle Jackson, avid hunter, gardener

Reginald Burelle Jackson, 86, of Millsboro, passed away on Thursday, September 29, 2022, at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes. He was born on January 21, 1936 in Millsboro, the son of the late Hersel and Elsie Jackson.

Reginald 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. Reginald was an avid hunter and had hunted rabbits, squirrels, quail and deer with his hunting dogs at his side. At one time he had had racehorses and his special was Buoy O Buoy. Reginald also enjoyed gardening. He would go out and take care of his garden from sunrise to sunset.

He 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 (George), Gary B. Jackson (Jo Anne), Katrina Johnson (Jeffrey), and Kim Jackson (Terri), all of Millsboro; three stepchildren, Jeffrey Roberts (Bonnie) of Millsboro, Andy Roberts (Becky) of Harbeson, and Susy Hopkins (Dale) of Milton; a sister, Blonnie Zakrociemski (Casmere) of Laurel; a brother, Samuel Jackson (Sylvia) of Newark; 14 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. Reginald is also survived by family and friends.

Funeral service will be held Thursday, October 6 at 1 pm at Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro. A public viewing will be held from noon to 1 pm Burial will be at Harmony Cemetery.

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