Gary Jackson | Obituary

Gary Jackson, a resident of Auburn, Washington, for many years lost his short battle with lung cancer and passed away on May 17th 2022, at just 58 years young.

Gary, born June 3rd 1964 in the little town of Cuckfield East Sussex England immigrated to the USA with his parents John and Cindy and his younger brother Trevor in 1968. Gary attended Kentridge High School graduating in 1982 and in December 1983 joined the

US Navy. Although not a US Citizen Gary spent 6 years serving this country and spent much of his time aboard the Aircraft Carrier Enterprise deploying from its home base in San Diego.

Upon leaving the Navy in 1990 he worked in San Diego for many years before returning to Washinton State working as a Hydraulic Mechanic where he spent his last few years at Service Hydraulics in Auburn. Gary considered Service Hydraulics his second family where he was loved by the owners and all who worked there. Gary loved the Seahawks and really enjoyed watching the NASCAR racing days.

Gary is survived by his two daughters, four grandsons, his girlfriend of many years, parents, brother and sister, is loved and will be missed by family and friends.