Oliver David Jackson Jr. 68, resident of Elizabeth, NJ was taken home to rest in peace by our Heavenly Father on Sunday, January 12, 2020. He was surrounded by family. Oliver Jr. was born on November 10, 1951 in Neptune, NJ to Oliver D. Jackson Sr. and Sarah Janice Miner Jackson.
Oliver Jr. better known as "Bubby" to his brothers and sisters and "OD" to a host of close friends and family is survived by his foster son, Jose Lopez (N); sister, Janice Brooks (NY); sister, Phyllis Jackson (PA); brother, Gregory Jackson (CA); sister, Cynthia Jackson (GA); brother, Walter Jackson (NJ); sister, Charlene Robinson (Todd) of (IN); maternal aunt, Ruth Douglas (NC) along with several loving and adored nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and a host of favorite cousins.
Oliver Jr. worked for thirty plus years for the Union County Department of Human Services Bureau. He retired from the Bureau as a Supervisor for the Juvenile Justice Services. He also worked part-time for many years at The Star Ledger supervising the youth who were delivering the paper.
Oliver Jr. was preceded in death by his sister, Leslie Watson (1999); nephew, Benton Burdin Jr. (2008); parents, Oliver D. Jackson Sr. (2011) and Sarah Jackson (2017).
Oliver Jr. wishes to have a private family only graveside service to honor his Homegoing Celebration. The family does solicit your prayers of comfort and peace as we lay our dearly beloved brother, father, uncle and cousin to Rest in Peace.
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