Morgan H. Jackson was born Nov. 2, 1942, in Randolph, Utah, to Elmo and Isabell (Jones) Jackson. He passed away Monday, April 5, in Randolph, Utah.
Morgan graduated from Rich County High School in 1961. He went to work for the Forest Service as a range tech from 1963 to 1976. He worked the phosphate mines, later returning to his true passion as a range tech for the Forest Service. His goal was to make it 50 years with the Forest Service, he made 48.
He married Bonnie Williams June 8, 1963; they had 5 children. They later divorced. He was a cowboy in the truest sense preferring horseback to any other mode of transportation. He was a lover of the great outdoors going fishing, camping, and gardening. He was proudest of his family.
Morgan will be greatly missed by his children, Robert Jackson, Randy (Jessie) Jackson, Wendy Jackson-Hill and Wanda Britsch; as well as brother and best friend, Elmo (Judy) Jackson; sisters, Karma Gilmore, Myrtle (Loren) Jackson and Belva (Deloy) Richman; grandchildren, Tyler (April) Jackson, Morgan Trent (Shannon) Jackson, Tiana (Tony) Gifford, Michaela Hill, Kenny Hill, Cheyann (Cy) Wright, Abbigail Jackson, Trystan Dale Morgan William Jackson, Jonathan (Sarah) Britsch, Robert Britsch and Mary Britsch; eight great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.
He is joined in heaven by his parents; son, Kenny Jackson; brother, Marvin Jackson; sisters, Marjorie Gilmore and Ada Jackson; son-in-law, Daniel Britsch; brothers-in-law, Fred Gilmore and Lloyd Gilmore; and his horse, Smokey.
To dad, a stranger was just a friend he had not met yet.
Funeral services were at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 10, at Crandall Funeral Home, 800 Uinta St., in Evanston. Visitation was Friday evening from 6-8 and one hour to services, also at Crandall Funeral Home. Sympathies may be expressed to the family at www.crandallfhevanston.com.