Buddy Ray Jackson
Provence - Buddy Ray Jackson, of Provence, departed this life on July 4, 2021 in Ardmore, OK at the age of 78 years, 6 months, and 27 days. The family will have a memorial service from 12:00 Noon until 2:00 P.M. on July 11, 2021 at 218 D Street SE in Ardmore. Cremation services are under the care and direction of Alexander Gray Funeral Home of Healdton.
Buddy was born on December 8, 1942 in Provence, OK to the late Mr. Cordy Jackson and Dolly Pauline (Tindall) Royall in Provence. He was raised by his step father Leonard Royall.
Buddy was born and raised in Provence and attended Dickson High School graduating with the Class of 1962. Buddy joined the United States Navy and proudly served his country in Vietnam. After returning from the war buddy made his home in Provence. He was a welder and enjoyed working on and building trikes. Old muscle cars and guns were a favorite passion of Buddy's. Buddy also worked for Chickasaw Nation Education Department in maintenance. He loved spending time with his family and helped raise his grandchildren. He loved to aggravate and tease people and could always pull a good prank on people.
Buddy is preceded in death by his parents and step father Leonard Royall; and a sister, Linda Tindall Royall.
He is survived by his son, Jon Jackson of Ardmore, OK; daughter, ChristaJackson of Dickson; grandchildren, Takoda Kade Jackson, Tasali Kai Jackson, Kayla Jade Jackson, Ty Mykel Sanzone all of Dickson; Many other relatives and a host of friends.
Posted online on July 07, 2021