Delbert Ronald Jackson, 69, of Vandalia passed away at 8:10am, Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, IL
A visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00pm, Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at Hohlt & File Funeral Home, Vandalia. A Graveside Service will be held at 10:00am, Friday, February 24, 2017 at Fairlawn Cemetery, Vandalia. Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.
Delbert and his twin brother Elbert were born January 6, 1948 in Vandalia, sons of Albert Thomas Elmore and Lillene Rosalene (Jackson) Ray. Delbert was a Vietnam Veteran serving in the US Army from July 1968 to July of 1970. Delbert worked as a self-employed mechanic and was a resident of Vandalia Rehab for many years.
Delbert is survived by daughter Christy Jackson of Decatur, sister Tammy Pyle of Mulberry Grove, many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, twin brother Elbert D. Jackson, sisters Sheila Pyle and Barbara Hoover.