Kip Jackson 58, Nevada, passed away after a short illness on Dec. 25, 2021, at Nevada Regional Medical Center. He was born Dec. 7, 1963 in Fortuna, CA, the son of Norman K. and Rose Marie of El Dorado Springs. He graduated El Dorado Springs High school 1982. He worked for Sibley and Thatch during the high school years and then for Allison’s Tire until he moved to Nevada and started employment at Farm & Home in the print shop, from there he moved onto a print shop called Budget Print until 3M called him and offered him a position of which he spent 25 years doing.
He married Mary Rogers, the love of his life in 2011. Kip and Mary loved to watch sunsets, watching birds feed and make nests. Kip loved nature, going fishing with the kids, teaching them skills like safety with guns. He was creative with his woodworking skills, as he and Mary spent off time making beautiful wooden pieces. He loved spending time in nature cutting wood and growing a large garden. He and Mary spent time in the kitchen with vegetables they grew making elaborate dishes for all to taste. Kip and Mary had a family of Standard Poodles all of which he enjoyed from puppy stage to adult, teaching them tricks and manners. Kip and Mary enjoyed traveling to places like Montana, Kentucky, Tennessee, Illinois, Texas, Arizona and made many memories of other places too numerous to mention.
He is survived by Mary, of the home, Jessica Jones – Lamar, Sean Jackson – New Jersey; sister, Cyndee Fugate (Doug) – El Dorado Springs. Stepchildren: Jarrod Rogers – Oklahoma, Bailey Rhoades – Arkansas, Jacob Jackson – Oklahoma, Regina Rhoades – Carthage, Mia Rhoades of the home. Grandchildren: Jahziah Boyd, Jaedon Boyd, Jacob Jackson, Thaily Jones, Audi Jones, Junior Jackson, Xander Paarmann. Step-grandchildren: Gianna Keblish, Juliette Rogers, John Wayne Muggenburg. Niece, Jaycee McIntosh (Patrick); nephew Torey Fugate (Ashlea, Ryker) and many more relatives he thought the world of.
He was proceeded in death by parents, Norm and Rose Marie; brother, Craig Jackson; brother-in-laws: John Rogers, and Gary Ast; mother and father-in-law, James and Bernadette Rogers.
A Rosary was held Wednesday, Dec. 29, at Ferry Funeral Home, Washington Street in Nevada. Mass of Christian Burial was held Thursday, Dec. 30, at St Mary’s Catholic Church, 330 North Main, Nevada, with Father Joel Rogers officiating. Interment was in Mt. Calvary Cemetery on Olive Street Nevada.
Memorials are suggested to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital c/o Ferry Funeral Home.
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