Services will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, at Victory Church, 6300 Arden Road, with Pastor Dave Brown officiating. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery. Military rites are by DAV Chapter 26. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Ben was born Dec. 7, 1951, in Amarillo, to Jasper and Daisy Jackson. He married Sandra Newcomb in California in October of 1977. Ben was full of life and energy and was a loving and caring person. He had an infectious laugh. Ben loved his family and Victory Church, where he was a member. He was a truck driver and drove many years for Trans-Am Trucking.
Survivors include his wife of 37 years, Sandra Jackson, of Amarillo; a son, Joshua Jackson of Amarillo; a sister, Peggy Arnold of Ohio; a brother, Carey Jackson of Oklahoma; a special brother-in-law, Sam Smith of West Virginia; and many nieces and nephews who were very dear to him.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, at the funeral home.