It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Reginald Ivan Jackson of Brighton Ontario formerly of Hastings, passed away on Thursday April 30, 2020 at the age of 78. He was born in Walsall, England, the son of the late Sydney Ivor and Daisy Jackson. He moved to Canada in 1950.
Proud member of Toronto Fire for 25 years and Hastings Fire Chief for 10 years. Ivan joined the Toronto Fire Department on the 26th of February 1965, was promoted to Captain on the 24th of January 1983 and Retired on the 26th of March 1990.
He was a fishing enthusiast and enjoyed hosting the Annual BBQ each summer for family and friends. He was preceded in death by his daughter Kimberley, wives Beverley McFadden and Linda Williams. He is survived by his daughter Sherry, sons Reginald, Mark and Adam, brother Tony and sister Hilda. As well as his many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
The family would like to express their gratitude and thanks to the nurses and doctors at Peterborough Regional Health Centre.
There will be no formal visitation or service at this time.
On behalf of all the RTFFA our sincerest condolences to the family and friends.