Rex Peter Jackson

April 23, 1953 ~ February 22, 2019 (age 65)

Rex Peter Jackson of Swansea, Illinois passed away on Friday, February 22, 2019 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, Illinois having attained the age of 65 years, 9 months and 29 days.

Born in St. Louis, Missouri on April 23, 1953, he was the son of Percy and Margory Jackson, nee Salmons.

Rex worked in maintenance at Clinton Hills Golf Course for many years and later at Stone Wolf Golf Course. He was a member of the Moose Lodge #1221, WOTM Chapter 53 of Belleville and Swansea, Illinois.

Preceding him in death were his parents, his brother, Craig Jackson and his sister-in-law, Naomi Jackson.

Surviving are his lifetime companion, Elaine Noltkamper; his brother, James Jackson of Jefferson City, Missouri; his step-daughter, Teresa (Greg) Ratermann of Swansea, Illinois; his father-in-law, Darwin Newgent, his brother-in-law, Corky (Sue); his sister-in-law, Kathy (Roman); his grandchildren, Emma Ratermann, Conner Ratermann and Andrew Sova; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

The family expresses a special thanks to all those family members who shared their time and treasure during Rex’s final illness.

Memorials may be made to BJC Hospice or Belleville Humane Society.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, March 3, 2019 from 12:00 Noon to 3:00 P.M. at the Moose Lodge in Swansea, Illinois.

The Creason Funeral Home in Millstadt, Illinois is assisting the family.

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