Leroy Jackson Sr. was born August 22, 1935, at the Klamath Agency on the former Klamath Reservation in Oregon and passed away on July 6, 2015. His final days were spent with his wife and loved ones at his home in Chiloquin, OR. At his request, graveside services were at 10 a.m., Saturday, July 11, 2015, Chief Schonchin Cemetery in Beatty, OR.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Pearl; father, Roland; baby, Norman; brothers, Larson, Lawrence, Victor, Raymond, Robert and Norman; and sisters, Patronella, Caledonia and Roselda. He graduated from Oregon Institute of Technology as a commercial artist in 1960 and worked for Payless Town and Country for over 20 years until retiring. He was a freelance sign painter up until a few years ago and active in the Knights of Columbus.
He enjoyed taking photographs, bowling, playing the guitar and spending time with his wife at Kla-Mo-Ya Casino and several gaming establishments throughout Nevada and Oregon. Survivors include his wife, Ruth Jackson; children Ken, Leroy Jr., Romaine, Janice, Darcy, Barbara, Edward, Laurie, Elizabeth, Angle and Carla, as well as their spouses; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.