Franklin Clarke Jackman Jr

Born: Thu., Sep. 10, 1936
Died: Wed., Aug. 2, 2017


Graveside Service

2:00 PM Fri., Aug. 11, 2017
Location: Riverside Cemetery


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Longtime rancher, Franklin Clarke Jackman, Jr, 80, passed away Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at the Thermopolis Rehabilitation and Care Center after a short illness.

Clarke was born September 10, 1936 in Kansas City, Missouri and was one of four children born to Franklin and Lolita (Russell) Jackman.  After graduating from high school in Lawrence, KS he attended Colorado State receiving his degree in Animal Husbandry.

On February 2, 1957 he married JoAnn Winder in Windsor, Colorado. The couple moved to Thermopolis, Wyoming where Clarke worked on his family’s ranch, the “Mill Iron”.  They later purchased the ranch continuing to raise livestock.  Selling in 1977, they built a ranch on Highway 20 North where Clarke raised horses.

For most of his life he participated in rodeo.  He enjoyed braiding horse tack, roping and was an artist.  He was a member of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church.

Cherishing his memory are his sons, Richard (Tammy) of Saratoga, WY, Donnie (Ruth), Rees (Kerry) and Terry (Crystal), all of Thermopolis; daughter, Janine Watkins of San Antonio, TX; brothers, Charles Jackman of Kansas and Rees Jackman of Arizona and sister, Judy Warren of Kansas; eleven grandchildren, and twelve great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his wife, 2011 and parents.

Graveside services will be held at Riverside Cemetery, Friday, August 11, 2:00 PM with The Reverend Joe Galligan officiating.

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Pam Lozier and Ron Mowrer
   Posted Sat August 05, 2017
So sorry to learn of Clarke's passing. He will be missed. RIP, Clarke.

Rees Ready
   Posted Sat August 05, 2017
To the Jackman Family,
So sorry to hear the loss of Clarke, he was a great person and I had fun anytime we were visiting him. Thinking of you!
Love,

Roy, Amy & Rees

Rees Ready
   Posted Tue August 08, 2017
Dear Jackman Family,
We are so sorry to hear of Clarke's passing, he was a great guy and I sure enjoyed visiting with him! Thinking of you

The Ready Family

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