Biscoe - Richard Larry Jackson, Sr., died Thursday, January 7, 2016, at Stanly Memorial Hospital in Albemarle. He was 73.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Sunday, January 10, 2016, at Flint Hill Christian Church in Biscoe with the Rev. Don McCaskill and the Rev. Jamie Sink officiating. Burial to follow in Biscoe Cemetery.
The family will receive friends the evening before, Saturday, from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm at Phillips Funeral Home, 216 South Main Street, Star.
Richard was born on June 17, 1942 in Montgomery County to the late Floyd A. and Flora Mae Lewis Jackson. He was a 1960 graduate of Biscoe High School and attended NC State University. He worked much of his life as an industrial engineer in the textile industry and later in life was the owner of Jackson Monuments.
A lifelong Yankees fan, he enjoyed golf, hunting, camping, and riding his lawn mower.
In addition to his parents, Richard was preceded in death by his brother, Sammy Jackson.
He is survived by his two daughters, Lynn Jackson of Biscoe, Ann Williamson (Tony) of Biscoe; his two sons, Ricky Jackson of Star and Barry Jackson (Heather) of Biscoe. He is also survived by six grandchildren, Brian Williamson, Brandi Bodsford, Will, Luke, Stone, and Jaye Jackson; three great-grandchildren, Aiden and Ashlyn Williamson and Carmen Bodsford.
Memorial donations may be directed to Community Home Care and Hospice, 1024 Albemarle Road, Suite 904, Troy, NC 27371.