Leslie “Jack” Jackson, 80, of Little Rock, passed away March 26, 2022. He was born January 29, 1942 in Little Rock to the late George C. and Beaulah Mae (Goodson) Jackson.
Jack owned and operated Arkansas Carpet Enterprise and was a highway contracted mail carrier for over twenty years. He also worked as a deputy sheriff. Jack loved the Lord and served him faithfully. He was a member of Ferndale Assembly of God. Jack used his musical talents to minister in nursing homes where he sang, taught, and shared the love of God to all the residents and staff. Jack was gifted musically and played the lead guitar and had a beautiful singing voice. Some of his favorite singers were Johnny Cash, Conway Twitty, and the Hensons. Jack enjoyed fishing, bowling, and watching Gunsmoke and westerns. He was country to the core, with pinto beans, cornbread, and milk being his favorite meal. Jack never met a stranger and would talk to anyone-anywhere! He could fix anything, a trait he passed on to his sons. Jack was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, and friend.
Preceding Jack in death are his parents, George and Beaulah Jackson; grandson, Justin Caleb Jackson; brother, Kenneth Jackson; and sisters: Martha Hutchins, Jerldean Crutchfield and her husband Bobby, and Evelyn Page.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory his loving wife of twenty-eight years, Karen Jackson of Little Rock; sons: Jeff Jackson and wife Joney of Mabelvale, Arkansas, Jason Henry and wife Rachelle of Vilonia, Arkansas and Chris Jackson and wife Brittney of North Carolina; daughters: Whitney Parker of Little Rock, Mary Rehman and husband Raymond of Sherwood, Arkansas, and Leslie Gaskill and husband Willy of Little Rock; 17 grandchildren: Scotty, Christian, Jonathan, Shelbie, Ashton, Kyle, Emma, Saif, Zaneb, Choudry, Gregory, Brandon, Kailey, Adalee, Aiden, Adrian, and Auliver; seven great-grandchildren and one on the way; sister, Nelda (Archer) Guenther and husband Robert of Roland, Arkansas; brother-in-law, Raymond Page of Roland, Arkansas; siter-in-law, Jean Jackson of Roland, Arkansas; and many family members and friends who love Jack and will miss him always.
Family will hold a Celebration of Life at a later date.
Arrangements entrusted to Smith-Benton Funeral Home. Online guestbook: www.SmithFamilyCares.com.