JACKSON, John Ray, 82, of New Cumberland, WV, passed away Thursday, August 1, 2013, at his residence.
He was born December 31, 1930 in Holidays Cove, WV, a son of the late Ray and Winifred (Utt) Jackson.
He is also preceded in death by his wife, whom he married October 24, 1950, Iris M. (Potts) Jackson; two brothers James and Nick; three sisters, Maxine, Vivian Fraizer and Elaine Burns; two grandsons, Sean Notni and James E. Newbrough Jr.
John was a retired truck driver from Weirton Ice & Coal, and was a member of the Teamsters.
Surviving are his eight children, John M. (Donna) Jackson, Vicki Marinacci, Cathy Jackson and Melinda Pucci, all of Weirton, WV, Regina Notni and Tammy Wakefield, both of New Cumberland, WV, Melody (Gary) Lange of Wheeling, WV, and Amy (Bryan) Burnworth of Georgia; one sister, Eleanor McDonnold of Dayton, OH; one brother, Jack Parnos of Weirton, WV; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Friends will be received Sunday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Turley Funeral Home.
Services will be there Monday, August 5, 2013, at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in the New Cumberland Cemetery.