William S. Jackson

01/13/1927 - 08/06/2016

William S. “Bill” Jackson, 89, died peacefully on August 6th, 2016. He was born to Samuel and Dorothy Jackson on 1/13/1927 in Brooklyn, N.Y., the youngest of 3 children. He is pre-deceased by his sisters, Grace and Claire. He married Selma on 7/2/1949, and they were married until her death in 2003. He is survived by his children: Sara (Barry), Susan (Chuck), and Steven (Jackie); four grandchildren: Ehren, Laia, Spencer, and Jamie; and three great-grandchildren.

Bill joined the Navy on his 17th birthday, and served as a Medic in the Pacific Theatre. He later trained as a colorist and hair stylist, and owned a successful beauty salon, Studio One, in Roslyn Heights, Long Island. He and Selma moved to Florida in 1975, where he continued to work and to pursue his favorite hobby, golf. He was a skilled golfer and was proud of his hole in one, which was observed by his golf partners!

All are invited to A Celebration of Bill’s Life, which will be held on Wednesday, August 10th, 2016 at 11:00am, at The Gardens, 4103 North Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL, 33431; (561) 989-9190. At 1:30pm, a small gathering will be held at the Star of David Cemetery of the Palm Beaches, 9321 Memorial Park Rd., West Palm Beach, FL, 33412. (561) 627-2277. Services entrusted to Boca Raton Funeral Home.