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OFFICIAL OBITUARY FOR

Michael D. Jackson

1969 - 2021

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Michael “Mike” D. Jackson, age 52, of Canova, died Sunday, June 6, 2021, at his residence. A Celebration of Life will be 10:30 AM, Saturday, June 19, 2021, at his farm. Inurnment will be held at a later date. A time of fellowship and sharing of stories will be at Animal’s Bar & Grille in Canova, following the service at the farm.

Michael David Jackson born February 28, 1969, in Oklahoma, to Johnny and Jean (Sparks) Jackson. Mike and Kelli moved to Canova in February of 1998 to Kelli’s grandparent farm, where he raised his family. His line of work was a mechanic and working on farm equipment, particularly those big green tractors.

Mike was an avid outdoorsman where he loved to hunt and fish. He enjoyed riding in the hills and spending time with his family which he cherished above all else. He also loved watching Cody and Dale play baseball growing up, traveling to and watching Jolie shoot archery, and watching Emalee become a young lady.

He was on the Canova volunteer fire Department for years and even served as chief at one point. Mike had many friends and will be truly missed by all.

He is survived by his fiance Donna Ashlock; daughter Jolie Baty (Zach); son Cody Jackson (Kaitlyn); son Dale Jackson (Paisley); and daughter Emalee Jackson, his mother Jean Jackson; brother Randy Jackson; and sister Renee Love (Chris), nephews Chase and Connor Jackson and niece Alyssa Love.

He is preceded in death by his father Johnny Jackson, and his wife Kelli Jackson.

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Tim, Matt and Nathan

June 14, 2021 12:16 PM

At this difficult time in your life, we pray that God will grant you the serenity and peace that you need to get through this. Stay strong and know that you are remembered in our thoughts and prayers.
Tim, Matt and Nathan


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Jeff Winkler and Family

June 22, 2021 4:34 AM

I am so sorry to hear about Mike's passing. I have known him our wholes lives, simply put He was the best person I have ever known, Love and Prayers from Colorado
Jeff Winkler and Family

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Jeff Winkler and Family

June 22, 2021 4:10 AM

Mike was the GREATEST MAN, I have have known. PERIOD! We became friends as children, and all though we didn't see each other much over the years he was never far from my thoughts. Love and Prayers,
Jeff Winkler and Family

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June 7, 2021 12:44 PM
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