Randy Everett (“AY”) Jackson passed away peacefully at his residence in Enderby, BC, on Wednesday, June 30th, 2021.
Randy was born on August 14th, 1955 in Toronto, Ontario. He grew up in the Parry Sound area before moving out West to British Columbia in his early twenties to join his Mom, Elaine, and two brothers, Thomas and Glen. Randy initially lived in Prince George, BC, where he learned the trade of building log homes. After a few years, he and his girlfriend moved to Hope, BC, where Randy built his first log home on his own. After several years in Hope, Randy moved to the North Okanagan area of B.C. to again be closer to his family. He continued to work for many years building log homes with his two brothers and became a very skilled log home builder. He loved being part of the team!
Randy was predeceased by his Grandparents, Allan and Leona Jackson, and Albert Draycott, as well as his Father, Thomas “Everett” Jackson, all of Waubamik, Ontario and his Mother, Elaine Annie Rhodes of Armstrong, BC.
Randy is survived by his Grandmother, Eva Draycott of Waubamik, Ontario; Brothers, Thomas Jackson (Lori) of Enderby, BC and Glen Jackson (Carla) of Salmon Arm, BC; Nephews Scott (Bonnie), Cody, Aaron and Neice Sara. Randy was also Great Uncle to Scott and Bonnies children, Riley, Jewel and Jenna Jackson of Mara, BC.
Randy made friends easily throughout his life. He loved to party. Cold beer, his guitar and someone to share it all with was what made him most happy! He loved to play baseball and golf and got to be pretty darn good at both. He also enjoyed boating on the Shuswap Lakes which reminded him of growing up in the Parry Sound area. He loved to reminisce about his good memories from his younger days back East but as the years went by, sadly Randy lost touch with many of his friends and relatives.
There will be no funeral service for Randy following cremation. The family asks that you share a memory online if you would like to and\or in lieu of flowers, send a donation to the Canadian Cancer Society in your area. Lastly, in celebration of Randy’s life, have a toast to Randy, play some music and remember the good times with him.