Noel James Jackson

Noel James Jackson was born December 8, 1953 in Ridgecrest, CA to Lloyd James Jackson and Georgian May Harvey Jackson. Noel lost his battle with cancer as his family surrounded him on October 13, 2017 in Santa Clara, CA.

Noel’s Celebration of Life will be held at Milpitas Sports Center, Large Turf Field bleachers, @ 9 AM on November 4, 2017. Donut and Coffee reception to follow. Dress is “Come as you are”(Comfortable).

Noel lived in Milpitas, CA with his wife, Rondi Kaye Martinsen Jackson for 34 years.

He inspired so many through Young Life, Church, Work, PAL Soccer, and his local community. We will forever remember Noel’s smile, friendly nature, his stories, his laugh, and the way he loved people.

He is survived by his wife Rondi Kaye Martinsen Jackson, and his children Brock James Jackson (Katie); and Heather Kaye Jackson; granddaughter Courtney Amanda Jackson; brother in law Douglas Martinsen (Janet); sister in law Jeanne Atwood (David); nieces Christine Johnson Tumacder (Richard), Elizabeth Johnson Cantu (Stephen); nephews Matthew Brooks Atwood, Cameron Brooks Atwood, and Theo Lorenzo Cosmo Martinsen and great nephews Houston James Johnson, Austin James Tumacder, and Tristan David Tumacder.

Many other people who called him Cousin, Uncle, Coach, Brutha and Buddy.

Bring a picture to clip to our large memory frame.

If you wish to honor Noel you can make a donation to either:

American Cancer – Relay for Life (Milpitas Police Officers Association: In Memory of Noel Jackson) http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR/RelayForLife/RFLCY18WER?px=personal&fr_i d=85649; or Milpitas Young Life, an organization that Noel Jackson was involved with and passionate about. He helped kids raise funds so they could go to camp https://giving.younglife.org/noeljackson.

— Submitted by the family of Noel Jackson

Story First Published: 2017-10-27