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Edgar Eugene "Gene" Jackson

March 1, 1925 – January 23, 2019

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Obituary for Edgar Eugene "Gene" Jackson

Edgar Eugene “Gene” Jackson, 93, of Piedmont, MO, passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2019, at Missouri State Veterans Home, Cape Girardeau, MO. Gene was born March 1, 1925, in Piedmont to Clarence and Pearl (Lloyd) Jackson. Gene grew up in Piedmont and attended school there. He served in the United States Army during World War II. The majority of his service time was spent in the southern islands of the Philippines. Through these difficult times, he, like many Americans, made a big difference. Gene was awarded the Philippine Liberation Ribbon with one bronze star, the Purple Heart, the Victory Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon with two battle stars and American Theater Ribbon. Upon returning home, he worked as a laborer at the Clearwater Dam project in Piedmont. Gene was proud of our area and enjoyed time spent at his farm at Jackson Holler. In younger years, he enjoyed hunting. He was a guide on Clearwater Lake for many years. He truly enjoyed fishing, especially fishing trips with his son, Norman. He was united in marriage to Loretta Curran and she preceded in death in 1973. He is survived by his son, Clarence Eugene Jackson and his wife, Joyce, of Groves, Texas; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; his daughter-in-law, Maxine Jackson, of Piedmont, MO; sisters: Juanita Archer and her husband, Jerry and Vada Nagles and her husband, Charles, all of Piedmont. He was preceded in death by his parents; his loving and devoted wife Loretta of twenty-five years; one son, Norman Jackson, Sr.; four brothers, Bill, George, Bob and Frank Jackson; and two sisters: Francis Marie Grove and Mitzy Eldridge. Visitation was held Sunday, January 27, 2019, from 12:30-2:00 pm, at Ruegg Funeral Home, Piedmont, MO. Service followed at 2:00 pm also in at the Piedmont chapel. Pastor Richard Sanders ministered to the family. Norman Jackson Jr., Darrell Beshears, Steven Jackson, Thomas Jackson, Tony Waller and Leonard Westmoreland served as pallbearers. Burial was at Masonic Cemetery, Piedmont, MO with full Military Honors provided by Missouri National Guard and Arnold Hodge Post 281 VFW, Piedmont, MO. Online condolences can be made at

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When Sunday, January 27, 2019 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Ruegg Funeral Home, Piedmont
321 N Main
Piedmont, Missouri 63957
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Sunday, January 27, 2019 2:00pm
Pastor Richard Sanders
Ruegg Funeral Home, Piedmont
321 N Main
Piedmont, Missouri 63957

Interment Information

Sunday, January 27, 2019 3:00pm
Masonic Cemetery
B Hwy
Piedmont, Missouri 63957