Jackson, Gordon “Bruce”

August 12, 1942 ~ May 25, 2017

JACKSON, Gordon Bruce – Age 74, of Wilkesport, passed away on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at his home. Beloved husband of Nancy Jackson (nee Card). Loving father of Sandra Jamieson, Marie (Larry) Cox and Steven (Jacqueline) Jackson. Cherished grandfather of Jordan (Stephanie), Chris, Jessica and Eric Jamieson, Lindsay and Kaylee Cox, Madeline, Core and Jalyn Jackson. Also missed by his great-grandchildren Brooke, Ben, Blake and Brody Jamieson. Survived by his siblings Ed (June) Jackson, Mary Card, Vye Jackson, in-laws Arlene (George) Sharpe, Patricia (Jim) Sharpe, Joe (Bev) Card and Jim (Janet) Card and his mother-in-law Ellen Card. Predeceased by his parents Calvin and Kathleen Jackson and brothers Wilfred, Calvin and brother-in-law Bill Card. Bruce was a member of St. Clair Masonic Lodge No. 425 in Sombra, Order of the Eastern Star Mecca Chapter #58 in Chatham, a past volunteer fire fighter in Wilkesport, enjoyed woodworking and spending time with his family.

Funeral Service
A private family funeral service will take place.

Family and friends will be received for a visitation at the Brigden Fair Grounds on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 from 6-9pm.

In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to Children’s Health Foundation or C.E.E. Health Foundation.

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  1. Just found out and we were so shocked to hear about Bruce’s passing. Condolences go out to you Nancy and your family. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  2. Nancy I am very sorry for your loss of Bruce. My condolences go out to all of your family. Cherish all of your memories. Nancy Hibbert

  3. Steve, Jacqueline and Sandra, I’m so sorry to read of your Dad’s recent passing. Although we did not know him, please know we send our deepest sympathies to all of you and your families during this difficult time for you.

  4. Sandra and family, so sorry to hear of your Dads passing.May your memories give you comfort in the days ahead. Barb and Ken Sitzes

  5. Dear Nancy and Family , Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of sorrow. Bruce and I were close friends at the Lodge and had many good conversations together. He was always ready to help when needed and just recently indicated to me he wanted to get more involved again. Bruce will be greatly missed at St. Clair 425.
    Jim Gurr

  6. Nancy and family Marney and I send our sincere sympathy to you during this difficult time of great loss. Bruce was a welcoming, funny and honestly genuine presence in our lives and always had a great caring of others. It was our pleasure to have known him. We send you huge hugs, our thoughts and prayers of grace and strength. Thinking of you.

  7. So sorry to hear of Bruce’s sudden passing. We shared many great adventures growing up as teenage cousins. We were so pleased when Bruce and Nancy called in to Fredericton, NB years ago to visit.

  8. Dear Nancy, Sandra and all of the family,
    It is with deep sadness to learn of Bruce’s passing. He will be deeply missed as Bruce had a disarming quality that endeared him to many. Our thoughts and Prayers are with all of you, as you cherish the great laughs and memories. Jennifer MacLean

  9. Nancy and family, I extend to all of you my most sincere sympathy on the sudden passing of Bruce. He was always a fun person to be with and I am sure you all have great memories to think of at this difficult time. You are certainly in my thoughts and prayers. Joyce Warwick.

  10. Nancy and family Karen and I are saddend to hear of Bruce’s passing. His jokes and facial expressions will be missed as he always loved to kid around. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Cherish all memories.

  11. Nancy and Family we are saddened to hear of Bruce’s passing. Your family are in our prayers.

  12. My sympathy to Nancy and family and also to Ed and Mary for your loss.
    We didn’t have much success playing baseball but we enjoyed the experiences and the travel.

  13. Dear Nancy and Family: So sorry for your loss. I worked with Bruce at Nova, and he was always making jokes and making me laugh. I recently saw him in Lambton Mall, and we talked about his family. Please accept my deepest condolences. Robin Harkins

  14. Sorry to hear about you loss of Bruce. Out thoughts Prayers and sympathy go out to you all. Remember the good and wonderful times you shared with each other.

  15. Dear Nancy Sandra & Family My Prayers And Thoughts Are With You All .May The Strength Of Your Family Bond Help You Through The Difficult Days Ahead . Sharron Frye

  16. Our deepest sympathy Nancy and family. Going to miss you “Cuz”. Helen & Mike O’Leary

  17. Thoughts and prayers are with you in your loss. Will be thinking of you in the days ahead. Take care. Marion and Gord

  18. Dear Nancy,Sandra,Marie & Steve and extended family. Floyd and I extend our Deepest Sympathy in the sudden loss of your beloved Bruce. Everyone who knew him, appreciated his humour and genuine friendliness . He will be missed . Thinking of you .

    Floyd and Pat

  19. Sandra & family…. So very sorry to hear of your dads passing!…. May all the great memories of him help you get through the difficult times ahead!!! Sending big hugs!

  20. Dear Sandra and Family: So sorry to hear of Bruce’s passing. He was a very nice gentleman, we enjoy talking to him when we seen him. Sending hugs and prayers at this time to all.

  21. Nancy and Family. I’m so sorry for your loss Nancy. I’ve missed seeing you both and my last memories of Bruce were only laughs and kidding around. My thoughts, prayers and hugs are with you all.❤️ Jackie Atmore.

  22. Steven, Jacqueline, Madeline, Core and Jalyn please accept my deepest sympathy in the loss of you dad, father-in-law and grandpa. Prayers and (((Hugs))) for you all. Deanna Core