ATKINSON, N.H. — Robert E. Jackson, of Atkinson, passed on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 in the early morning hours.
He was born in Haverhill on Dec. 16, 1931, the son of the late Dorothy and Arthur Jackson, and brother of the late Russell A. Jackson and Ralph Jackson.
Bob graduated from Haverhill Trade School, Class of 1950. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in June 1950 and served in the Korean War as a Sergeant. He was honorably discharged in July, 1954. While in service of our country, Bob earned the Good Conduct Medal, Korean Service Medal with two stars, United Nations Service Medal and the National Defense Service Medal. He was a member of the American Legion, Carl G. Davis Post 34 in Plaistow.
Bob worked at Lagasse Furniture in Haverhill for 32 years and retired from Computer Mart of New Hampshire in 1995.
Bob leaves his loving wife, Virginia (Ginny) Seymour; daughters, Linda Soucy and her husband Normand, Robynn Flowers and her husband Robert, Pamela Emery, Beth Haveron and her husband Robert (Chip); son, Robert J. Jackson; grandchildren, Nicole, Stephanie and Robert Soucy, and Jennifer Noury, Michelle and Michael Flowers, James and Matthew Emery, and Tiffany Adamowicz; great-grandchildren, Anthony and Nicholas Pearson, and Sarah Noury.
ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral services were held Saturday, June 25, from the H.L. Farmer & Sons Bradford Funeral Home, 210 South Main St., Bradford. Burial was in Atkinson Cemetery, Atkinson. Contributions in his memory may be made to Merrimack Valley Hospice House, 360 North Ave., Haverhill MA 01830. Condolences to his family and full obituary may be found at www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.