Ricky Lee Jackson
Ricky Lee Jackson
MONROEVILLE, Ind. — Ricky Lee Jackson, 56, of rural Monroeville, Indiana, passed away at 6:40 p.m. Tuesday at his residence.

He was born on April 30, 1961, in Martins Ferry, Ohio, the son of the late Harry and Betty (Howard) Jackson. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Dawn Pratt. On July 14, 1979, he married the former Brenda Ickes who survives.

Other family members include a son, Ricky L. (Danielle) Jackson Jr. of Decatur; a daughter, Mandy (Nicholas) Rieth of Decatur; four brothers, Harry (Bobbie) Jackson of Martins Ferry, James Jackson of Bridgeport, Ohio, Terry (Susie) Jackson of Ohio City, and Richard Jackson of Van Wert; and six grandchildren, Keenen, Jackson, Reagan, James, Alex, Gracie.

Ricky was a truck driver and a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was also a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Ohio City.

Services will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, at Cowan & Son Funeral Home, Van Wert with Pastor Scott Fleming officiating. Calling hours are 1 - 4 p.m. on Sunday.

Preferred memorials are to Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana, 6316 Mutual Drive, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46825.

Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded at cowanfuneralhome.com.