Roger A. Jackson, 84, of Montville, passed away May 30, 2017, in Belfast. He was born on May 27, 1933, in Searsmont, the son of George L. and Margie (Poland) Jackson. Roger graduated from Crosby High, class of 1951, and then enlisted in the National Guard in Belfast. Roger met Alma Chute and married her April 4, 1953, in a double ceremony with Ernest and Ernestine Hooper. He worked in various positions for Sprowl Bros. for many years. He also drove truck and buses, did a stint for Pratt & Whitney in Connecticut for four years. Roger and Alma ran the Bayside Gulf Station for a brief time, and ultimately he took a position as a machinist for G.E. until his retirement. He was well-known for his buying, selling and trading. Roger enjoyed his time camping with his family and friends as well as snowmobiling, fishing, hunting, golfing and playing cards. He was also a 62-year member of the Mason’s Quantabacook Lodge.

He was predeceased by his parents; his spouse Alma in 2016, his siblings Marguerite, Donald, Carroll, Evelyn, Irvin, Bernard, Vivian and Roland.

Roger is survived by his loving children, Judith Fuller and husband Norman of Liberty, Laura Jackson and companion Tim Woodbury of Liberty, Brian Jackson and wife Tootie of Montville, and Scott Jackson and wife Heidi of Searsmont; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visiting hours will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, June 3, at Riposta Funeral Home, Belfast, where a funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at Morrill Village Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Waldo County General Hospital, Hospice Unit, 118 Northport Ave., Belfast, ME 04195, in memory of Roger and Alma Jackson. Memories and condolences may be shared at ripostafh.com.