Walter Leon Jackson, Jr.

Walter Leon Jackson, Jr.

February 9th, 1954 - August 31st, 2020
  • Birth Date: February 9th, 1954
  • Date of Passing: August 31st, 2020
  • Funeral Date: September 12th, 2020 11:00 am
  • Location: Gardner Funeral Home

Biography: Celebration of life for Walter Leon Jackson, 66, of Houston, Texas, will be held Saturday, September 12, 2020 beginning at 11:00 A.M. at Gardner’s Funeral Home, 507 W. Orange, Angleton, TX, Reverend Levie Taylor, Officiant, Chaplin Carolyn Hunter, Eulogist.  Visitation will be held from 1:00PM – 7:00PM on Friday, September 11, 2020 at Gardner’s Funeral Home. Due to the current situation concerning the COVID-19, the family is concerned about everyone’s health and safety, therefore attendance will be limited, everyone is asked to wear a mask and practice social distancing.  Walter Leon Jackson, Jr. was born to the late Walter Leon Jackson, Sr., and Gloria Jean Hanks-Thomas. Walter accepted Christ at an early age and was baptized in Long Pond by Rev. G.L. Stewart, for Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church. He attended Good News Christian Fellowship Church in Houston. He attended Angleton ISD school system and the Job Corps.  On Monday, August 31, 2020, at the age of 66, Walter peacefully entered the gates of heaven made it his eternal home.  He was preceded in death by parents, his brothers, Dwan Jackson and Robert James Jackson; his sister, Delia Roberts.  Walter’s loving memories will continue to be cherish by his sons, Racci Hanks, and Walter Leon Jackson III (Ayanna),  his daughter LaShonda Bass, his brothers,  Dwight Jackson, Howard Jackson (Betty), Harold Law (Sharon), Hansley Baines, William Bradshaw, and Arnold Thomas; his sisters, Carolyn Hunter (Lenford), Bennie Wilson (Millard), Birdie Johnson (George-deceased), Michelle Gardner (Roy); Josie Jackson, Thelma Jackson, and Irene Thomas; his sister-in-lawMargaret Matthews Jackson; his aunts, Marie Diggs, Mayme Harris (Joe Louis),  Teresa Jackson, and Barbara Miller; his uncles, Robert Jackson (Catherine), Emory Jackson (Jerline) and Alex Jackson (Helen); his 9 grandchildren and 2 great  grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends


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