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Sherwood C. “Smoky” Jackson Jr., age 62, of Gloucester died Feb. 18, 2020 at VCU Medical Center in Richmond surrounded by his family.

Smoky graduated class of 1976 from Churchland High School, Portsmouth, and VMI class of 1980 with his Civil Engineering degree. He was employed as a land surveyor prior to his retirement. He enjoyed biking, the beach, water sports and most of all his family.

Sherwood Chesson Jackson, his father, preceded him in death.

Left to cherish his memory is the love of his life, Sharon of Gloucester; stepson, Dustin Gaskins (Amber), and grandsons, Evan and Kohl Gaskins of Gloucester; mother, Patricia J. Rigler of San Jose, California; brothers, Johnny Jackson (Phyllis) of Jefferson City, Georgia, and Walter Jackson (Nancy) of Danville; sister, Laura Beth DeHority (Kerry) of San Jose, California, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

The family received friends at Hogg Funeral Home in Gloucester, on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, from 10-10:45 a.m. A service of remembrance was held in the chapel at 11 o’clock followed by inurnment at Rosewell Memorial Garden Cemetery.

In memory of our loved one, contributions may be made to Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society, P.O. Box 385, Gloucester, Va. 23061. Friends are encouraged to visit to share memories and condolences. Services under the direction of Hogg Funeral Home.