Donald Gerald Jackson, age 69, of Burleson, Texas, passed away at Huguley Hospital on Monday, Jan. 29, 2018.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to one of the following: American Bible Society, Harvest Assembly Mission Fund, or Union Gospel Mission of Tarrant County.

Born in Los Angeles, Don attended Burleson schools and UT Arlington, where he studied Physical Chemistry. While a graduate student, he married his wife, Marie. They were married for 46 years.

For 41 years, Don worked as a Material Engineer at General Dynamics/Lockheed Martin. His ingenuity, level-headed dedication, and careful planning made him a trusted colleague to all with whom he interacted.

Don was a loving husband and father, a stalwart friend, and a generous volunteer. Called by God to serve, Don taught Sunday School and served as an elder or deacon at the churches he called home.

Survivors include his wife, Marie; his son, Christopher Jackson and wife, Lynda-Jo; daughter, Robin Jackson; mother, Ruth Jackson; sister, Debbie Mauney and husband, Rex; and sister-in-law, Karen Jackson.

Laurel Land Funeral Home, in Fort Worth, handled the arrangements. 817-293-1350

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