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Sanford Weldon Jackson

Male 1935 - 2003  (67 years)


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  • Name Sanford Weldon Jackson 
    Born 9 Nov 1935  Amherst Head, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Residence Oct 1994  Amherst, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Misc Aug 2003  [2
    many grandchildren, great grandchildren 
    Died 16 Aug 2003  [2
    • Died as a result of a boating accident.
    Obituary Aft 16 Aug 2003  [2
    Campbell Funeral Home 

    • Obituary

      Sanford Weldon Jackson age 67, of Amherst passed away, Saturday, August 16, 2003 as a result of a boating accident. Born in Amherst Head, he was a son of Eileen (Smith) Jackson of Amherst and the late Alfred Jackson.

      Sanford was employed at IMP Aerospace, Amherst as a Stationary Engineer for 46 years. He loved rebuilding old engines and antique cars and was an avid participant of the Antique Mechanical Fair in Amherst.

      Sanford had several friends whom he enjoyed sharing his knowledge of antiques and engines. He loved bluegrass music and enjoyed bluegrass festivals.

      He was a dear friend to all and loved his family.

      He is survived by his wife the former Donna Wheaton, daughters Joyce (Wendell) Hollis, Beatrice Marks and Bonnie Mae (Rennie) Bugley all of Amherst, son Donald (Annette) Jackson of Amherst, brothers Mayhue (Ruby) of Grande Cache, Alberta, Carman (Jean) and John (Dianne) both of Amherst, Bruce (Cindy) of Galatia, Illinois, U.S.A., and Brian (Gwen) of Fenwick, sisters Brenda (Reginald) White and Judy (Bliss) Baker both of Amherst, Jocelyn Jackson of Moncton, Patricia (Garth) Gates of Truro, Starr (Robin) MacLean of Strathcona and Wanda Thorburn of Petawawa, Ont., many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, uncles and aunts.

      Sanford was predeceased by his father Alfred by 9 years, infant daughter Doris (Dolly) Marie and a sister Gwenda by 43 years.

      Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation.

      Funeral service will be held on Thursday at 2 p.m. from Campbell's Funeral Home, 98 Church St., Amherst with Rev. Danny Compton officiating. Interment will take place in the Head Of Amherst Cemetery. Donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of your choice.

      Refreshments will be served after the service at 19 Cornwall St., Amherst, N.S.
      www.campbellsfh.com
    Occupation Amherst, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    stationary engineer at IMP Aerospace 
    Buried Head of Amherst Cemetery, Head of Amherst, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I31221  Arthur - Research
    Last Modified 2 Feb 2013 

    Father Alfred Henry Jackson,   b. 18 Mar 1914, Lorneville, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1994, Amherst, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Lila Ellen Smith,   b. 13 Feb 1918, Amherst Head, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 2013, Upper Nappan, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Family ID F10499  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Evelyn McDonald 
    Children 
     1. Joyce Jackson
     2. Beatrice Jackson
     3. Bonnie Mae Jackson
     4. Donald Jackson
     5. Doris Marie Jackson
    Family ID F10509  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Phyllis Rushton 
    Family ID F10510  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Donna Wheaton 
    Family ID F10511  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Oct 1994 - Amherst, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - stationary engineer at IMP Aerospace - - Amherst, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Head of Amherst Cemetery, Head of Amherst, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S870] Family: Fields Genealogy.

    2. [S695] Obituaries: General, Sanford Weldon Jackson obit, Campbell Funeral Home , 21 Aug 03 (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S695] Obituaries: General, Alfred Jackson, Halifax Chronicle Herald, 14 Oct 1994.


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