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Terry Jackson
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Terry Warren Jackson, 62, died Sunday, Oct. 7 at his Copperopolis home after a brief battle with cancer.

Mr. Jackson was born in Poplar Bluff, MO. He was raised in Waterford, graduated from Oakdale High School and attended Modesto Junior College. He served in the U.S. Army in the Vietnam War.

He worked at Waterford Farm Supply for many years before leaving to pursue his main love of being a cowboy. He lived in Escalon for 12 years, and had just relocated to Copperopolis.

He is survived by his wife, Diane of Copperopolis; son, Jon Jackson of Sonora; stepsons, Stuart (Kim) Kamstra of Modesto, Scott (Amy) Kamstra of Riverbank, and Randy Clover of Modesto; mother, Lucille Jackson of Waterford; sisters, Rita (Mike) Kerr of Ripon, Melinda (Scott) Hoff of Copperopolis; brother, Tom (Jean) Jackson of LeGrand; grandchildren, Kody and Kayla Kamstra, and Brayden and Brittney Kamstra; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Warren Jackson.

A memorial service was held Oct. 14 at the Knights Ferry Community Center.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Oakdale Cowboy Museum, 355 East F St., Oakdale, CA 95361.

The Escalon (Calif.) Times

Oct. 17, 2007