Funeral services for Ryder James Jackson, age 4, of Venus, TX will be at 2:00 pm on Friday, March 31, 2017, at Cooper-Sorrells Funeral Home Chapel in Bonham, TX. Bro. Craig Sims will officiate; interment will follow at Owens Chapel Cemetery. Ryder passed away on Friday, March 24, 2017, at Cook Children’s Hospital in Ft. Worth, TX.

Ryder James Jackson was born in Ft. Worth, TX to James Anthony and Kristina Ann (Walker) Jackson. He loved being outside, enjoyed baseball and running as fast as he could, and playing with his cousins. Ryder is lovingly described as being a happy little boy.

Ryder is survived by his parents James Jackson of Venus, TX and Kristina Jackson of Venus, TX; brothers, Michael Wayne Walker of Venus, TX; Austin Tyler Brown of Alvarado, TX; Anthony Paul Jackson of Venus, TX; and sister, Kaitlyn Ann Jackson of Venus, TX; grandparents, Charlotte and Travis Walker of Midlothian, TX; Sherry Jackson of Venus, TX; Tom Neal of Mansfield, TX; and Nancy and Larry Kirk of Arkansas; great-grandparents, Elise Angell of Bonham, TX; and Kathreen Cobb of Venus, TX; along with numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. He is preceded in death by great-grandparents, Paul and Mada Walker.

Serving as pallbearers will be Ryan Brown, Nathan Walker, Michael Walker, and Anthony Jackson.

Family visitation will be prior to the service starting at 12:00 pm on Friday, March 31, 2017, at Cooper-Sorrells Funeral Home Bonham, TX.

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