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Vernon "Sonny" L. Jackson
Vernon "Sonny" L. Jackson, age 83, of Rock Falls, died Monday, July 24, 2017 at Resthave Home in Morrison.
Vernon was born January 30, 1934 in Davenport, Iowa the son of William and Elizabeth (Herns) Jackson. He served in the US Marines during the Korean War era. He married Nancy Huggins on January 23, 1961 in Iowa City, Iowa and was employed by the City of Rock Falls water and street department for over 20 years.
Survivors include his wife of Rock Falls; one daughter, Kelly (Matt) Harmon of Cary; one son, Steve (Paula) Jackson of Rock Falls; one sister, Mary Jane Huggins of West Liberty, Iowa; five grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Robert Jackson and Donny Jackson; one niece; and three nephews.
Visitation will be Monday, July 31, 2017 from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM at the McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls. Funeral services will be Monday at 1:00 PM at the funeral home with Pastor Dave Thompson officiating. Burial will be at Oak Knoll Memorial Park in Sterling.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established.
Online condolences may be sent to www.mcdonaldfuneralhome.com.