Leon Daniel Jackson

June 15, 1970 ~ December 12, 2021 (age 51)


Leon Daniel Jackson was born June 15, 1970 in Harlem, New York to the late Joseph and Mary Smalls Jackson

Leon has always been known for his kind spirit, a spirit that would light up the entire room.

He was known as the “Hustle Man” and “Born Free”, which symbolized his ambitious ways to work for himself and always be “free spirited.” He enjoyed poetry, where he spent the majority of his time writing poems. He also loved spending time with his family and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a daughter, Passion Lesesne, a brother-in-law, Everett Russell and his maternal and paternal grandparents.

He departed this life on Sunday, December 12, 2021 in Columbia, SC.

He leaves to cherish his memories; two brothers, Joseph (Sheril Lee) Jackson  and Wilmer Jackson; a sister, Sheila Russell; special friend, Tonya Lessesne; six aunts, Alberta Green, Rosa Moss, Geneva Bowman, Rosalee Pringle, Vivian Anderson, Yvonne Anderson; uncle, Willie Anderson; eight nieces and nephews and a host of additional aunts and uncles, other relatives and friends.



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December 18, 2021

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Whites Mortuary
517 N Guignard Drive
Sumter, SC 29150

Funeral Service
December 19, 2021

2:00 PM
Whites Mortuary
517 N Guignard Drive
Sumter, SC 29150

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