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Kelvin Claude Constantine Jackson
October 19, 1962 ~ January 29, 2024 (age 61) 61 Years Old
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Kelvin “Jack/Jack Buggie/Kay” Jackson as he was affectionately known by family and close friends was born to Leslie Lloyd Jackson and Beryl Rose Kessoon in Kingston, Jamaica on October 19, 1962. On the evening of January 29, 2024, he peacefully departed this life in his home in Jacksonville, Florida. He was raised by his loving parents and siblings. He graduated from Camperdown High School in Kingston, Jamaica in 1979. After graduation, he worked as Administrator General. He then migrated to the United States in 1983.
Kelvin’s desire to excel began when he enlisted into the United States Navy, where he served the country of the United States for over 20 years. He was promoted to a ranking of E5 during his military tenure. During his time with the United States Navy, Kelvin traveled all over the world. Some of the places he visited and worked included Egypt, Dubai, Europe and Canada just to name a few. After over 20 years of service, Kelvin retired and decided to further his education. He enrolled in college at Florida State Community College of Jacksonville where he studied and earned his bachelor degree in accounting.
After retiring, Kelvin participated in many hobbies with his friends and loved ones before his health began to decline. He enjoyed watching sports including football, basketball and soccer. He enjoyed cooking immensely. Some of his most favorite and famous dishes included specialties from Jamaica, such as Curried chicken, Ackee and saltfish, caillou and saltfish and fried dumplings. His family loved his cooking. Kelvin loved his family and friends deeply.
His compassionate spirit and intellect will be missed and cherished forever. He was preceded in death and is now reunited with his mother and father, Leslie Lloyd Jackson and Beryl Rose Kessoon; and his brothers, Joseph “Pugoo” Jackson, and George “Sam” Jackson.
Kelvin leaves a legacy of love to his family and friends, those left to cherish his memories are his four children, Markaleh Jackson, Kelvin Jackson, Jr., Kyle Jackson and Tracy Jackson; sister, Vanica Weaver; brothers, Leeford “Riah” Jackson and Seymour Jackson; uncle, Oscar Roberts (Josie); two grandchildren, Shiloh-Rayne Beals and Justice Paul; and a host of nieces and nephews, cousins, other relatives and devoted friends.
Sarah L. Carter's Funeral Home Northside is serving the Family.