Obituaries

Mona Strubinger
B: 1954-08-28
D: 2019-02-15
View Details
Strubinger, Mona
Bobby Wood
B: 1947-12-31
D: 2019-02-14
View Details
Wood, Bobby
Dixie Cole
B: 1934-06-08
D: 2019-02-13
View Details
Cole, Dixie
Leo Charles
B: 1932-01-02
D: 2019-02-12
View Details
Charles, Leo
Leonard Bilbrey
B: 1931-08-06
D: 2019-02-12
View Details
Bilbrey, Leonard
Timothy Haggett
B: 1971-10-16
D: 2019-02-09
View Details
Haggett, Timothy
Virgil Williams
B: 1928-09-16
D: 2019-02-08
View Details
Williams, Virgil
Roger Brinkley
B: 1966-05-31
D: 2019-02-04
View Details
Brinkley, Roger
Uvonne Bollinger
B: 1944-02-17
D: 2019-01-31
View Details
Bollinger, Uvonne
Clarence Sorensen
B: 1946-12-28
D: 2019-01-26
View Details
Sorensen, Clarence
Donna Fisher
B: 1941-07-09
D: 2019-01-24
View Details
Fisher, Donna
Edgar Jackson
B: 1925-03-01
D: 2019-01-23
View Details
Jackson, Edgar
Virgie Hughes
B: 1923-08-20
D: 2019-01-18
View Details
Hughes, Virgie
Ronnie York
B: 1949-01-17
D: 2019-01-18
View Details
York, Ronnie
Michael Rudnicki
B: 1952-11-09
D: 2019-01-07
View Details
Rudnicki, Michael
Randal Thompson
B: 1958-06-28
D: 2019-01-06
View Details
Thompson, Randal
Guy Stevenson
D: 2019-01-04
View Details
Stevenson, Guy
Helen Castile
B: 1929-08-13
D: 2019-01-01
View Details
Castile, Helen
Danny Duncan
B: 1951-01-04
D: 2019-01-01
View Details
Duncan, Danny
John Boyer
B: 1924-12-15
D: 2018-12-31
View Details
Boyer, John
Doris Wiegand
B: 1938-07-31
D: 2018-12-29
View Details
Wiegand, Doris

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
321 North Main Street
Piedmont, MO 63957
Phone: 573-223-4242
Fax: 573-223-2853
About An Amazing Life|Help

Edgar Eugene "Gene" Jackson

March 1, 1925 – January 23, 2019

Share this tribute
Edgar Jackson
Memorial Candles Lit for Edgar Eugene "Gene" Jackson | SEE ALL
"We are honored to provide this Book of Memories to the family."
— Ruegg Funeral Homes, Inc.

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 www.rueggfuneralhomes.com
PRINT

First Visitation

When Sunday, January 27, 2019 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Location
Ruegg Funeral Home, Piedmont
Address
321 N Main
Piedmont, Missouri 63957
Additional Information

Service Information

When
Sunday, January 27, 2019 2:00pm
Officiating
Pastor Richard Sanders
Location
Ruegg Funeral Home, Piedmont
Address
321 N Main
Piedmont, Missouri 63957

Interment Information

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