Robert W. Jackson

CENTRALIA — Robert W. Jackson, 75, of Centralia, passed away Friday, December 11, 2020, at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.

He was born June 19, 1945, in Tyler, Texas, the son of Robert L. Jackson and Mamie (Walker) Jackson.

Robert is survived by his three sons: Robert “Rob” Jackson of Hoffman, Tyler Jackson of Centralia and Travis Jackson of Centralia; two grandchildren: Cody Jackson of Hoffman and Kyle Jackson of Carlyle; a sister: Suzy Chisholm of Belleville; a nephew: Jeremy Chisholm of Belleville; and two great-nephews: Hunter and Hayden Chisholm.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Robert served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam. He was a member of the Centralia V.F.W. Post 2055. Robert loved going fishing.

Per Robert’s wishes, cremation rites will be accorded and a Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date.

In honor of Robert, memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, National Autism Association, and the Centralia V.F.W. Post 2055 and will be accepted at the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home and Cremation Services at 235 North Sycamore Street Centralia, Illinois 62801, 618-532-3523, who is honored to be of service to the Jackson family.

Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting and the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home Facebook page.