Alvin was born July 4, 1909, he died peacefully at home on August 27, 2014, he was 105 years old. He was born in Rural Alabama and then moved to California when he was about 24 years old.
Alvin was an avid golfer which he indulged in as often as he could. He also enjoyed gardening, fishing, camping and spending time with his family.
Alvin spent 35 years working for Bud Antle, a Salinas based produce company where he held numerous positions. He also ran a well drilling business. He also spent 3 years building military boats in the shipyards near Richmond, VA.
He is preceded in death by his Father & Mother William & Roxie Jackson, he was the last of 9 siblings, his 1st wife Atha Jackson and his 2nd wife Maryetta Jackson, 3 Step Children Betty Hutchins and Don Stracener, Bobby Gray.
He is survived by Jim Gray (Char) of Hillsburg, CA, Barbara Stracener of Sea Cliff, CA, Darlene Amark (AL) of Arizona, Numerous Nephews, Nieces and Grandchildren.
The family would also like to say Thank You to the wonderful caregivers who have been there with Alvin (Ab) for every step he took in his journey home.
Viewing will be held on Saturday September 6, 2014 from 10:00-11:00 AM at Ave Maria Memorial Chapel 609 Main St, Watsonville, CA 95076. Immediately following will be a graveside service at Pajaro Valley Memorial Park, 127 Hecker Pass Rd Watsonville, CA 95076.