February 10, 2021
Richard Lee Jackson passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 29, 2020 at the age of 79.
Richard was born on Jan. 21, 1942 in Merina, Neb. to Kenneth and Pauline (Prescott) Jackson. He attended school at Merina and later obtained a GED. Richard was in the Army and the Army National Guard. He was a third degree master Mason of the Blue Lodge in Scottsbluff, Neb. and a 32nd degree Shriner of the Scottish Rite in Alliance, Neb.
Richard was only seven years old when he started to help his father farm. He worked as a highline construction worker, truck driver, rancher for hire and then foreman, C...