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JACKSON ELLIS WEIKERT

Jackson Ellis Weikert, 19, of Richmond Hill, Georgia, died Monday morning, September 27, 2021, at his home.

Born in Boston, Massachusetts, he was a son of David Brian Weikert and Jennifer Leigh Culbreth Weikert. Jackson. He was a very faithful and active member of The Kirk Presbyterian Church.

Jackson was born with Cerebral Palsy due to a stroke he suffered prior to birth. Despite all of his physical limitations, Jackson radiated joy. Although he was unable to speak, his smile and bright eyes connected him deeply to everyone he encountered. Jackson loved people with his whole being. His family and friends love and miss him profoundly, yet rejoice that he is healed and in the arms of his Savior.

Surviving are his parents, David Brian Weikert and Jennifer Leigh Culbreth Weikert; his sister, Isobel Reid Weikert; his brother, Griffin Smith Weikert; his maternal grandparents, Darrell and Anne Horne and George and Debra Culbreth; his paternal grandparents, Harold and Connie Weikert; his aunts, Pam Stanley, Kathy Cox and her husband, Fenton, Karen Murphy and her husband, Doug, Marla Ashworth and her husband, Don, and Dee Dee Schmitz and her husband, Paul; his uncles, Scott Weikert and Shawn Culbreth, and many cousins.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 o’clock Friday evening, October 1, 2021, at Gamble Funeral Service – 410 Stephenson Avenue.

The funeral service will be held at 4 o’clock Saturday afternoon, October 2, 2021, at The Kirk Presbyterian – 3212 Bee Road, Savannah, conducted by Dr. Merle A. Messer. Interment will be private.

Online Condolences

  1. Lisa Yannett says:

    My heart breaks to hear of Jackson’s passing. This sweet boy has impacted so many people in his 18 years of life. His smile was infectious and I absolutely loved seeing him at your store always smiling and flirting with the girls❤️ I love the thought of him running into the arms of Jesus. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. We love you, Yannett Family

  2. Carol Gerling says:

    There are no words that I can say to make it better. You and your family are in my prayers. God’s peace and grace to you.

  3. Joanne Kent says:

    My heart is aching so much for your family!
    ily ! Please know your RH Community holds yyou in hearts and in our hands! I can guarantee we are all by your side, as well as by the side of your staff who loved Jackson so fearcely!

  4. The Hodge Family says:

    We are saddened by Jackson’s death and know that your family is changed by this. We are praying for each of you as you walk this road. Love you Weikert Family!

  5. The Cole Family says:

    We are so saddened to learn of Jackson’s passing. Our hearts and our prayers go out to your family as you mourn his loss.

  6. Jimmy,Trish,Jonathan Caparelli says:

    Our family is heartbroken over the loss of Jackson. His smiled lit up the room every where he went! He was so happy and it showed! What a beautiful angel he is and now he will look over your family! Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  7. Linda Futrell says:

    To the Weikert family, I was so sorry to hear of Jackson’s passing. He had a good life, you could see the sparkle of joy in his eyes. When you first opened in Sandfly, his presence was always there, his being there became part of the store. He is in the most wonderful of places now, running, and laughing,and enjoying the warmth of his Heavenly Father. May His family be comforted in knowing he will be there to greet you all one day. With our deepest sympathies, the Lair and Futrell family .

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