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Darrell F. “Sonny” Jackson, age 83, of Sardis, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at Marietta Memorial Hospital in Marietta.

He was born January 18, 1936, in Sardis, the son of the late Darrell W. and Frances Doty Jackson.

He was a retired steel worker at Ormet Corporation. Sonny became a Christian in 2015 and was a member of the Church of Christ, and was a U.S. Army veteran.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two sisters, Jackie Potts and Lois Murphy; four brothers-in-law, Sam Murphy, Tom Boston, Clair Potts and Harold Isaly.

Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Ruth Ann Bayes Jackson; son, Matthew Jackson of Newport; daughter, Kara (Steve) Foutty of Newport; brother, Ron (Phyllis) Jackson of Sardis; two sisters, Janet Isaly of Sardis, and Darlene Boston of New Matamoras; five grandchildren, Seth and Heath Foutty, Bailey, Madison and Logan Jackson; several nieces and nephews.

Family received friends on February 15th and 16th at Grisell Funeral Home in New Martinsville, West Virginia, where services were held with Evan. Kent Parks officiating.

Monroe County Beacon

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