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Walter William (Bill) Jackson, son of the late Edwin A. Jackson, and Gladys Y. (Nee’ Prince) Jackson was born on September 23, 1968 in Amityville, New York and quietly departed this life on Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at Buffalo General Hospital. Bill as he was affectionately known, was educated in the Buffalo Public School System graduating from Seneca Vocational High School. Bill was baptized as a youth by The Late Reverend Rudolph L. Wells at Walls Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church in the presence of his God Parents the Late Rosena Beverly Prince Hardy, Godmother and Walter L. Prince, Jr., Godfather.
He was a member of the Youth Department, sang in the Youth Choir and attended the annual Young People’s Congress. Bill was united in Holy Matrimony and to the union (2) children were born, Brianna & Walter, Jr. Bill was a self-employed laborer, assisting family and friends with home projects.
Bill was a proud member of the “Bills Mafia” and enjoyed cheering on his Buffalo Bills football team every game day. Bill loved family road trips and cruising became one of his favorite pastimes.
His family was his life and he played a huge part in the lives of his nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great nephews. Bill was preceded in death by his father: Edwin A. Jackson, Sr.; his grandparents: Walter L. & Florence R. Prince, Sr., & Clarence E. Jackson, Sr. and Marie Frison-Davis; his uncle, Robert L. Jackson, Sr., and his aunts & uncles: Rosena B. (Julius) Hardy & D. Vivian (Ossie) Bobbitt. Bill leaves to cherish with everlasting memories: his children: Brianna (Monique) Grassi & Walter W. Jackson, Jr., Lakewood, Washington; (5) grandchildren: Tatiana, Allannah, Keilani, Ny’Zeirh and Kayleena; goddaughter: KaSandra N. Willis; his mother: Gladys Y. Jackson; his siblings: Tonya Smith, Annette (Anthony) Watson, Lawrence Jackson, Edwin (Denine) Jackson and Camille (Matthew) Johnson, all of Buffalo, NY; and a host of Aunts, Uncles ,nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, cousins and friends. Bill possessed great love and appreciation for his lifelong friend Ray Baxter.