Obituaries

Robert A. Jackman

December 5, 1944 - April 24, 2020

Robert A. Jackman, 75, of Batavia passed away Friday, April 24, 2020 at Delnor Community Hospital in Geneva.  He was born December 5, 1944 in New York, NY, the son of William and Sally (Purvines) Jackman.  He was united in marriage to Linda Richey August 2, 1969 in Tenafly, NJ.

Robert Jackman was a loving Husband, Father, and Granddaddy. He was also an American Hero for his service in the U.S. Army after attending a year of college. He was revered and adored by his colleagues in data engineering. He was born In New York and met his wife at work shortly after arriving home from deployment. He and his wife loved to share wine tastings, vineyard tours and traveling. He taught his daughter how to fish, camp, ride a bike, and was amazed when she brought his only grandson into this world. He was one of a kind and will on forever be in the hearts of all who love him.

He is survived by his loving wife, Linda; a daughter, Ginger Jackman; a grandson, Michael Childs III; and a sister, Beverly Brailsford. 

All services will be held private.  A private interment will be held in Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, IL.

Guest Book

  • Jackie MacShane My sympathy to Bob's family at this sorrowful time. Everyone liked to work with Bob, and I was lucky to learn from him and work with such a smart, helpful, good humored, responsible - a true programmer. He will be missed!
  • Nicole Smith My deepest condolences to your family. Bob will be missed.
  • Laura Patzka My thoughts and prayers with the family. Bob you will be greatly missed.
  • Mark Izumi So sorry to hear the news of Bob's passing. I worked with Bob for decades. He will be greatly missed. My thoughts and prayers are with family during this difficult time.
  • Ed Raymond God Bless you and keep you.
  • Mack Elmishad I was so sorry to hear of Bob's death and I want to express my most sincere sympathies to his family during this difficult time.
  • Ehsan Mirza My thoughts and prayers with the family. It was a pleasure working together for 17 years. I am going to miss you as a good friend and a team member. Rest in peace.
  • Catherine Qian RIP, Bob! You will be missed by so many.
  • Todd Himes Bob will be missed and his loyalty to the company is much appreciate. I am sorry for the loss to his friends and most of all to his Family. Great man. Rest in peace Bob.
  • Sarah Welsh My thoughts are with the family during this sorrowful time. I thoroughly enjoyed working with Bob the last 10 years. He was a wonderful person and will be greatly missed.
  • Siva Chinnasamy You will be missed Bob! Thank you for your services. Rest in peace.
  • Jennifer Leach My deepest condolences to Bob's family and friends during this difficult time. Bob was always very helpful and a pleasure to work with over the years, he will be missed.
  • Jeff Thompson I knew Bob as a loyal employee and a helpful man. It was a privilege to work and know Bob.
  • Anne Reinink I am so sorry to hear of Bob's passing. My deepest sympathies to Bob's family at this difficult time.
  • Mike Creney Bob, myself and a few others are some of the last remaining employees from the old Paramus, NJ office. I have worked with Bob for 30 years and he was always kind and helpful. You will be missed, rest in peace.
  • Steve Pike I worked with Bob for 35 years. Often came to Bob with “data requests” from the sales dept. He always listened patiently, helped steer us on the right course, then got it done! You will be missed, Bob. Rest In Peace.
  • Michelle Murdock It has been a pleasure working with Bob over the years and he will surely be missed. Prayers and love to your family.
  • Michele Phillips We've worked together a long time Bob. Will miss you.
  • Joy Barrett My sincere sympathy to the family of Bob Jackman. I have know Bob since he started in our New Jersey office, and I was here at the Elk Grove office. He was always very helpful and kind, a true mentor to me in the early days. He will be greatly missed by all.
  • Cynthia Rossi Rest easy Bob. You will be missed.