Kevin Lawrence Jackson

November 19, 1969 ~ May 1, 2021 (age 51)

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Kevin Lawrence Jackson passed away May 1, 2021. 

In Lieu of flowers  memorials may be made to the family

The Obituary

Kevin Lawrence Jackson was born on November 19, 1969 to Willie King and Gloria Jackson in Texas.  The family relocated to Des Moines, Iowa where he graduated from Hoover High School.  Kevin continued his education at Simpson College and earned a degree in Business      Administration. 

Kevin was a great provider for his family — spending most of his   working days as a Client Services Specialist.  He worked for Finastra and North Forty Miniature Golf. 

November 11, 1995, Kevin joined Christina Marie Schaul in Holy     Matrimony.  To this union, two daughters were born, McKenzie and Jaylyn.

 Kevin was affiliated with the Mt. Hebron Missionary Baptist Church  under the leadership of Rev. Dr. Bobby L. Young.

 Kevin was a strong, loving, compassionate and dependable person.  He enjoyed sports and action movies.  His favorite team was the Dallas Cowboys.  Kevin also loved Marvel movies, X-Men in particular.

 Kevin enjoyed doing yard work.  Weekly, he would alternate which    direction he would mow his lawn so it could look perfect every time.  Kevin was so proud of his yard sometimes he would just stand outside and look around his lawn.  He also enjoyed cooking and fixing things.

 Kevin enjoyed life to the fullest and enjoyed moments the most when he was surrounded by family members and close friends.  Date night with his daughters, McKenzie and Jaylyn were ongoing father and daughter highlights.  Kevin will be remembered as an awesome son, husband,   father and all around good person to be around. 

 On May 1, 2021, Kevin went home to be with the Lord.  He is preceded in death by his father, Willie King and grandmother, Beatrice Jackson.

 Left to cherish Kevin’s memories are his loving wife, Christina Jackson; daughters, McKenzie and Jaylyn Jackson; mother, Gloria Jackson; sisters Zenobia (Bobby) Hughes and Valerie (Aldo) Hopkins; parents in-law, LaVern and Valda Schaul; sister in-law, Lori (Ryan) Flaherty, brothers   in-law, Craig (Kamra) Schaul and Chad (Joanna) Schaul; special aunt, Barbara (Nell) McVay along with a host of nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends.

 *CDC guidelines will be followed with masks required during the Visitation and Celebration of Life Service.  Social Distancing will strongly be encouraged.




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May 7, 2021

10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Henderson's Highland Park Funeral Home
3500 6th Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50313

Celebration of Life
May 8, 2021

12:00 PM
Mt. Hebron Missionary Baptist Church
1338 9th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50314

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