Pastor Ron Jackson (March 15, 1935 - May 4, 2016)
Ron Jackson attended UMASS, AIC , and Wesley Theological Seminary. He served churches on an interim basis in Granby, CT, and Sunderland and Montgomery, MA. He pastored United Methodist churches under appointment in Ashley Falls, MA, Vernon, CT and Leyden, MA. As a retired Licensed Local Pastor, he functioned as a Lay Supply Pastor, serving Christ Church United Methodist in Southwick, MA -- the church he became a member of in 1946 at the age of eleven and at which he and his wife Shirley were married in 1957. Ron passed into eternal glory on May 4, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. A memorial service was held in his memory on May 15, 2016.