Elmer Lou Jackson, 82, died May 16, 2017. He was the son of Louis and Mildred Jackson of Paonia. He was raised in Paonia and graduated from Paonia High School in 1953. He served in the U.S. Navy for 10 years.
A Christian, he was involved in the Cornerstone Church in Incline Village, Nev., where he lived. He worked at the school there for 20 years before retiring.
He is survived by one sister, Betty Glasgow; one daughter; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
A memorial service is planned in Apache Junction, Ariz.
At about 9:50 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, officers of the Delta Police Department were dispatched to a robbery reported at Arby's, located at 107 Gunnison River Drive. An extensive search of the area was conducted and the suspect was not located.
The suspect was reported to have walked into Arby's and after a brief conversation with an employee, was able to leave the store with a small amount of cash and coins.