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Marvin Wayne Jackson, 73, passed away in Dinosaur, Colo., on June 5, 2013.
Marvin was born June 2, 1940, in Franklin, Ariz., to William Keith Jackson and Ruth Christensen. He married Corinne Jackson on Aug. 8, 198l, in Vernal, Utah.
Marvin was a branch president in Strasbourg, Colo. He served his church in temple work as a ward mission leader and various other positions.
He spoke and wrote of his life experiences and personal history and wrote poetry. Marvin found pleasure in writing a book of poetry for his children titled “The World According to Marvin.”
Marvin loved his wife, Corinne, and loved to spend time gardening and canning with her in their home in Dinosaur.
Marvin is survived by his wife, Corinne Jackson; a brother, Claude Keith Jackson; a sister, Shirley Hansen; children David Jackson, Shawna Lane, Donna Goehring, Randy Jackson, Jennifer Jackson and Paul Jackson; stepchildren Marci Terry and Mari Horn; 15 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his mother, Ruth Christensen, and father, William Keith Jackson; a sister, Melba Ruth House; and brothers Bert Dean Jackson and Earl Jackson.
Funeral services will be held Friday, June 14, 2013, at the Rangely First Ward Chapel, 123 Eagle Crest Blvd., in Rangely, Colo., at 11 a.m. A visitation will be held from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. prior to the services at the church.
Services are under the direction of the Ashley Valley Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be shared at www.AshleyValley FuneralHome.com.