Garnet Jackson

Obituary of Garnet Leroy Jackson

Jackson: Garnet Leroy

A resident of Ridgetown, Garnet Jackson  passed away at home with family and Sadie by his side, on  January 4, 2023 at the age of 77. 

Born in  Chatham, Garnet Jackson was the son of Obed and Ellen (Pickering) Jackson. 

Beloved husband to Nancy Jackson of 53 years.

Loving father of Stephanie (Rob), Michael (Rachel).

Loving papa to Elyssa, Jackson, Lexi and Keira.

Predeceased by his siblings Alma, Stu, Toby and Neoma.  He is survived by his sister-in-law Bernice Jackson, along with many nieces and nephews and extended family.

Special in-law to Dave and Annie.

Lifelong childhood friend of Hope.

Garnet was blessed to enjoy a terrific retirement; traveling and taking many trips to Northern Ontario with family and friends. 

"Remember all the good times"

Special thank you to the V.O.N.'s Sherry, to Doctor Rachel Simmons and Sharon, along with the Chatham-Kent Police and E.M.S. for all their support. 

In keeping with Garnet's wishes, cremation has taken place and a private family service will take place at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Garnet's memory to Canadian Cancer Society, P.A.W.S., Ridgetown Adult Centre, or the V.O.N. would be appreciated

Online condolences may be left at

McKinlay Funeral Home
76 Main Street E, Ridgetown, ON

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