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FRANCIS K. “STONEY” JACKSON, Jr., 81, of Hot Springs passed away May 18, 2017. Stoney was born January 1, 1936 in Little Rock to the parents of Francis King Jackson and Lillian Frances Blume.

Stoney was raised and educated in the Catholic faith. Stoney attended St. Andrews Cathedral and St. Edwards Catholic Church and School in Little Rock before graduating fifth in his class of thirty-five from Catholic High School for Boys in Little Rock. Over the past 50 years, Stoney attended The Catholic Church of St. John the Baptist in Hot Springs.

Stoney achieved the highest rank of Eagle Scout awarded by the Boy Scouts of America. Stoney honorably served in six years in The National Guard of the United States.

On February 1, 1965, Stoney founded Jackson Porcelain Lab, Inc. which is still running today by Stoney’s daughter Karen Perry.

In 1967, Stoney and Jo Ann bought a home on Lake Hamilton in Hot Springs. Of all the places Stoney visited over the past 50 years, no place was more beautiful to him than The Point on Lake Hamilton. Stoney loved boating, water skiing, fishing, and swimming. Stoney was an avid fan of horseracing and the Arkansas Razorbacks.

Stoney was preceded in death by his parents Francis King Jackson and Lillian Frances Blume. Stoney is survived by his wife of 59 years, Jo Ann Burroughs Jackson, his four children Debra (Jimmy) Stout of Fort Smith, Steven F. Jackson (Scott Boone) of Boise, Idaho, Karen (Nick) Perry of Hot Springs, and Lori Jackson of Hot Springs, his seven grandchildren Jim Stout, Rebecca Stout (Derek Harvey), Jessica (Chris) Iovinelli, Brandon Perry, Mack Hinson IV, Jackson Hinson, and Christian Hinson, and his nine great-grandchildren Amelia, Olivia, and Gavin Stout; Mason Perry; Dax, Dagen, and Cashton Harvey; and Kenlee and Aiden Iovinelli.

A visitation will be will be held Sunday, May 21, 2017 between 5:00pm and 6:00pm at Caruth-Hale Funeral Home, 155 Section Line Rd, Hot Springs, Arkansas, 71913. Rosary to follow.

A celebration of Stoney’s life will be held Monday, May 22, 2017 at 10:00am at The Catholic Church of St. John the Baptist by Father James West, 589 W Grand Ave, Hot Springs, Arkansas, 71901

A graveside service will be held Monday, May 22, 2017 at 2:00pm at the Calvary Cemetery located at corner of Wright Avenue and South Woodrow Street in Little Rock. The Calvary Cemetary main entrance is off of Charles Bussey Avenue.

Pallbearers: Russell Atchley, Scott Boone, Chris Iovinelli, Brandon Perry, Nick Perry, and Jim Stout.

The family would like to thank the staff of Arkansas Hospice at CHI St. Vincent for their loving care and support. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Stoney to Catholic High School for Boys, 6300 Father Tribou Street, Little Rock, Arkansas, 72205.


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Service

Monday

22

May

10:00 AM
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church

589 West Grand Avenue
Hot Springs, AR 71901

Burial will follow at 2:00 p.m. at Calvary Cemetery in Little Rock.

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