Jackie Ray Clarkston, 70 of Liberty passed away on Monday, January 31, 2022. He was born on May 26, 1951 to the late David and Ruby Allen Clarkston in Richmond, Indiana.
Jackie graduated in 1969 from Short High School in Liberty In. He then served his country in the Army Reserve from 1969 until 1973.
On March 3rd 1973 Jackie married the love of his life Patricia McMurray Clarkston.
Jackie and Patricia owned and operated a cattle farm, and he was very prideful of his herd. He also worked for CSX as an equipment operator until his retirement in the early 2000’s.
Jackie loved the time he spent with his family, especially his son, and grandsons. He enjoyed having a moment to relax while casting his fishing line. He was also an avid NASCAR fan, if a race was on his attention would not be divided. He was an accomplished cattle farmer, which took honor in the work he did with his herd.
He will be greatly missed by his beloved wife of 48 years, Patricia, his son Justin (Kyla) Clarkston; his brothers, Tom (Teresa) Clarkston and Patrick Clarkston.
His memory will be cherished forever by his grandsons Jakob, Garrett, and Jackson Clarkston.
Jackie was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Judy Campbell; brothers, Larry, John, David, Bobby, and James Clarkston.
Friends and family may gather on Wednesday February 9th 2022 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at Urban Winkler Liberty Funeral Home located at 310 N. Main Street, Liberty. A memorial service for Jackie will begin at 7:00pm.
To sign the online guestbook or to leave the family a personal message visit, www.urbanwinklerfuneralhome.com.