Billy Joe Jackson Sr., age 75, of Ottawa, passed away Oct. 22, 2019, at Advent Health, Ottawa. He was born July 30, 1944, in Emporia, Kan.

On July 30, 1973, Billy was united in marriage to Marjorie Funk. They shared over 46 years of marriage. She survives of the home.

He is also survived by his three sons, Steven Jackson, Ottawa, Billy Joe Jackson, Jr., Parsons, Kan., and John Jackson and his wife, Tammy, Williamsburg, Kan.; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and two brothers.

Billy has been cremated, and private family services will be at a later date. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Billy Joe Jackson Sr. Memorial Fund c/o Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, P.O. Box 14, Ottawa, KS 66067.

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