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Robert "Bob" Carl Jackson
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • Alzheimer's Association
    P.O. Box 96011
    Washington, DC 20090
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • Johns Island Presbyterian Church
    2550 Bohicket Road
    Johns Island, SC 29455

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“It is not flesh and blood but the heart which makes a father. In many ways, you were the perfect father. Never judgmental, always ready to give a...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Tracy Dalanno - Aurora, CO

“Twi: We miss you and Bob very much, deeply and sincerely. We missboth of your happy and optimistic personalities. We wish you well, and, we look...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: bill huff - Friend

“dear twila and family,We are very sorry of bobs passing away.We will never forget our visit with you and bob at your home. Ortruds first visit at the...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Ortrud Heggen and Sepp Hörder

“A note from Bob's mother 80 years agoI saw you coming home one dayNot just walking but kicking a stone along the wayI wondered how that sweet young...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Twila Jackson - Mt Pleasant, SC

“This is a poem written by Bob's mother, probably 80 years agoI saw you coming home one dayNot just walking, but kicking a stone along the way.I...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Hazel Jackson - Minneapolis, MN

“Dear Twila,It is with great sadness that we found out about Bob's passing.We are looking back in fond memory of all the times we spend together in...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Walter & Elga Theissen - Friend

“From all of the Matte family (Debra, Graeme, Diana and Curtis), we are so very sorry to hear of Bob's passing. He was a dynamic, loving man, and had...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Debra Matte - FL - Family Friend

“My sincere condolences to Twila and the family on the passing of Bob Jackson. My primary contact with him was as fellow members of the Island...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: George Haskins - Webster, NY

“Bob was such a sweet, warm, and welcoming person. He surely did pass these characteristics on to his children and grandchildren. Our thoughts and...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Deborah, Barry, Zack, Jessica, and Luke Noble - FL

“Dear Twila and children. So sad to see the notice of Bobs passing. That big smile is well remembered at Chagrin Falls UMC and the Jackson Fund...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Gloria and Ken Bayer - Friend

“Dear Twi and your beautiful familyKirk and I were so saddened when we read about Bob's passing. Your Post and Courier Memorial was so touching, we...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: DIANE and KIRK WILLIAMS - SC

“e miss you BOb and Twila here at Franke. Rest In Peace dear friend.Joan Forrest ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: Joan Forrest - Friend

CVCC “Twila,Our hearts go out to you and your family.Barry and Arlene ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Barry and Arlene Glasgal - OH

“Wonderful man, great at moving tables and chairs in Fellowship Hall. ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Ken Kavanaugh - Seabrook Island, SC


Robert "Bob" Carl Jackson, 86, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, husband of Twila Maines Jackson entered into eternal rest Monday, July 13, 2020 due to complications from COVID-19.

Bob was born May 4, 1934 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, son of the late Carl William Jackson and the late Hazel Marie Spalding Jackson. He graduated from South West High School and received his BA in Business from the University of Kansas ("Rock Chalk, Jay Hawk!"). He proudly served in the United States Air Force as a 1st Lieutenant. He moved to Cleveland to work for Lamotite, Inc., later buying the company. Bob's wife Twila and their children were his greatest joy. He and Twila lived in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, Kiawah Island, Seabrook Island and Franke Retirement Community in South Carolina. They are members of Johns Island Presbyterian Church. Bob was proud to be an American and wore the American flag on his lapel all his life. Bob truly enjoyed life and was the eternal optimist. He volunteered with organizations in South Carolina including singing with The Island Choraleers. He also sat on the board of the Chagrin Valley Country Club, was a Councilman in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, and was president of the Chagrin Valley Ski Club. He enjoyed playing tennis, golf and bicycling. Bob and Twila loved to cruise, travel and tour many countries around the world together and with good friends.

Bob was very well loved. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Twila Jackson of Mount Pleasant, SC; two sons, Jon Jackson (Claudia) of Ft. Pierce, FL and Wendell Robinson (Kathy) of Mentor, OH; two daughters, Lauri Davenport (Don) of Lake Mary, FL and Tracy D'Alanno (Vince) of Aurora, CO; sister, Beverly Jean Smiley, Edina, MN; and eight grandchildren: Victoria Anderson (Carter) Jupiter, FL; Adam Davenport, Arlington, VA; Benjamin Davenport (Ashley), Palm Coast, FL; Andrew Davenport (Katelyn), Jacksonville, FL; Vince D'Alanno (Kristen), Denver, CO; Casey Miller (Casey), Johns Island, SC; Anthony D'Alanno (Lauren), Denver, CO; and, Paige Robinson, Mentor, OH. He was proud to be a great-grandfather to: Beau Davenport, Adelyn Miller, Natalie D'Alanno, Trent Davenport, and Guinevere Davenport.

A virtual memorial service will be held on Monday, July 20th, 2020 at 11:00 am (Eastern Standard Time). If you would like to attend, please contact Lauri Davenport at lauridavenport13@gmail.com for details.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, P. O. Box 96011, Washington, DC, 20090 or Johns Island Presbyterian Church, 2550 Bohicket Road, Johns Island, SC, 29455.

Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Mt. Pleasant Chapel.