Carl Cameron Jackson

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Carl Cameron Jackson, of Payson, died March 5, 2005, after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

He was born March 2, 1927 to Beulah and Floyd Jackson in Cameron Mills, N.Y.

Mr. Jackson graduated with a B.S. and M.S. in education from the State University of New York-Cortland. He taught grades, physical education and coached baseball and other sports in New York state and Beirut, Lebanon.

He worked for 26 years in Saudi Arabia as both a teacher and later as a community services/recreation manager before taking early retirement in 1982.

Mr. Jackson moved from New York state to Payson in 1989.

He was a World War II Army veteran.

He is survived by his wife, Diane; daughters, Lisa and Tina of Payson, and Jane Lehmann (Craig) of Gibsonia, Penn.; son, Michael of Sarasota, Fla.; grandchildren, Michael and Nicholas Lehmann of Gibsonia, Penn.; two nephews and several cousins.

He was predeceased by his parents, sister, a brother and niece.

An Episcopal memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 12 at Mountain Bible Church, 302 E. Rancho Road in Payson.

Donations can be made to St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 1000 N. Easy St., Payson, AZ 85541, or RTA Hospice, 511 S. Mud Springs Road, Payson, AZ 85541.

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