Robert Jackson, 68, of Danville, passed away Friday, Dec. 23, 2016, at his home. He is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Patricia. Robert was born on Sept. 19, 1948, in Danville, Ky. to the late Grant and Juanita Key Jackson.
He was the water plant superintendent for the City of Danville for over 27 years. Robert served in the Army during the Vietnam War, where he was a sergeant. He was an avid hunter and enjoyed trapshooting, where he won several medals.
Robert loved his church, the Herrington Lake Pentecostal Church, where he served as superintendent over Sunday School.
Also surviving is a brother, James Jackson of Harrodsburg.
Funeral services are 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, at Preston Pruitt Spurlin Funeral Home with Rev. Larry Holbrook and Rev. Mark Tolson officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday from 6-9 p.m. Burial in Spring Hill Cemetery in Harrodsburg, Ky.
Active pallbearers are Charles Hensley, Eddie Johnson, Bill Gammon, Jackie Campbell, Scott Whitis, Travis Campbell, Arthur Whitehead, and Rick McCowan. Honorary pallbearers will be the men of the Herrington Lake Pentecostal Church.
Donations in Robert’s honor can be made to the Herrington Lake Pentecostal Church. 254 Hughley Ln. Harrodsburg, KY 40330