September 7, 2021, 53, LaGrange –
Calvin Loren Jackson, at the age of 53, passed through the valley of death. He was a resident of the LaGrange/Goldsboro area and was a native of Mount Olive. Loren will be remembered as being a jokester, prankster, and cut-up kind of guy. A sports enthusiast, he liked to fish, play all types of ball, and go golfing. Loren was employed as lead maintenance technician at Merck Pharmaceuticals. He had served in the U.S. Army for a six year term.
Loren is survived by his wife, Sonya Mayo Jackson of the home; his children, Taylor Brooks Jackson of La Grange, along with fiance, Grant Pierce, and Cody Loren Jackson of UNC at Wilmington; his father, the Rev. S. Lamarr Jackson; a brother, Michael Jackson and wife, Misty of Brevard, along with their children, Steven, Kevin, Brandon, and Kristen Jackson, and Lacey, Michelle, and Daniel Pierce.
Loren was preceded in death by his mother, Ann Rivenbark Jackson; and his older brother, Steve L. “Stevie” Jackson, Jr.
Loren’s life will be remembered at a service at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 11, at 11 a.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive. Pastor Jeffrey Dail will lead the service, and at its conclusion, the family will receive friends and relatives. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Cure for the Colors, c/o Southeastern Cancer Center, 203 Cox Blvd., Goldsboro NC 27534