- June 15, 1941 - May 12, 2012
- Cairo, West Virginia
of Ralph's Passing
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“Sorry to hear of your loss. May God comfort you.
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“We enjoyed working with him. Our hearts are with you.
2 of 2 | Posted by: Alan & Angela Haga - WV
Ralph Douglas Jackson, 70 of Cairo, passed away May 12, 2012 at the Camden Clark Hospital Center, Memorial Campus surrounded by family and friends. He was born June 15, 1941 at Racy, Ritchie County, a son of the late Olin D. and Lulu Virginia Jackson. Ralph was formerly employed by E. I. DuPont Corp. at the Washington Works Plant and was co-owner and operator of the J & J Timber Inc. of Cairo for over 30 years. He was a Cairo High graduate of 1960 and a member of the Cairo Masonic Lodge 114 AF & AM. Ralph was a U. S. Army veteran during the Vietnam Conflict and attended the North Fork Baptist Church. Surviving are two sons: Joe Jackson (Billie) of Beckley and Alan Jackson of Raleigh, NC, two daughters: Debra Langford-Hiergeist (John) of Harper's Ferry, WV and Christina DePriest of Panama City Beach, FL, seven grandchildren: Micaiah and Brady Jackson, Michael Moore, Sarah Hiergeist, and Briton, Nikolas and Annie DePriest. He also leaves behind several nieces and nephews including a special niece Deidra Boston (Bob) and great niece Whitney Boston, sister-in-law Linda Jackson and special friend Nellie Moneypenny. In addition to his parents, Ralph was preceded in death by his brothers Lawrence and David Jackson and sister Sue Byrd. Funeral services will be Tuesday 11AM at the Raiguel Funeral Home, Cairo with Reverend Casey Dawson officiating. Interment will follow at the Cairo IOOF Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday 5-8PM. Memorial contributions may be made to the North Fork Baptist Church PO Box 309A Cairo, WV 26337.