Mr. Jackson departed this life on Friday, September 11, 2020, to be with his Lord. Valentino was born on December 10, 1945, in Bridgeport, OH, to the late George Carey Jackson and Martha Jones Clarke. He was proceeded in death by two brothers, Oliver and Edward Jackson. Two sisters Phyllis Jackson and Irma Jean Nash.
Left to cherish his memory, his wife of 52 years, Deborah King Jackson, two sons Darren Troy Jackson of Steubenville, OH, Darrell Timothy, (Danielle) Jackson of McKees Rocks, PA. Special Niece/Daughter Nichole Catling of Las Vegas, Nevada, three sisters Pamelia Jackson of McKees Rocks, PA, Cheryl “Henry” Hill of Steubenville, OH, and Selena (Terrence) Jackson-Nichols of Plum, PA., one brother Samuel (Tony) Jackson of Sidney OH, stepmother Phyllis D. Jackson of Sidney, OH. Along with special nieces Chanta King-Ogletree and Kisha King with a host of nieces, nephews, and many relatives.
Valentino was a graduate of Steubenville High School and the OVAC State Wrestling Champion in 1962. A faithful servant of Second Baptist Church member where he served as Superintendent of the Sunday School Department Chairman of the Deacon Board, and member of the Trustee board.
He mentored many youths in the Tri-State Valley. He was president of the Deacon Motorcycle Club. The owner/operator of Action Enterprise LLC which was comprised of several business specialty divisions, including Steel Valley Bandits, a semi-pro football team, Valentino’s Decorating Arts, B B Que House, Express Yourself Tee Shirts, and the Electric Mirror Dance Hall.
He was loved by many and will be sorely missed.
Visitation will be Saturday, September 19, 2020, from 10 AM to noon at Second Baptist Church, 717 Adams Street in Steubenville, OH, with funeral services immediately following at noon.
We the Jackson family thank you in advance for honoring Valentino Jackson's wishes to properly social distance and wear face masks due to COVID-19. Social distancing will be practiced. The funeral service will be streamed via Facebook live. on the Vinson Mortuary Facebook page.
Arrangements entrusted to Vinson Mortuary. Vinsonhom.com
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