Keith Lamont Jackson, 52, was born in Neptune New Jersey to Willie James Hodge and Rosella Jackson Allen. His essence returned to paradise on November 7, 2021.
He attended the Lakewood, New Jersey school system. He used the knowledge and skills that he acquired in the Lakewood public school system in his career as a warehouse technician specializing in brand aromatics at McCormick Inc.
Keith, also known as Knowledge Understanding (KU), was a longtime resident of Lakewood, New Jersey. He loved his hometown, his brothers, and most of all his family. He shared twenty-four beautiful years of his life with Rosalina Rivera. KU was a die-hard Eagles fan and our family's infamous grill master. Any time you were in his presence you were in for a good time. Keith had knowledge of self and a keen understanding of universal principles which allowed him to live and love well.
He was predeceased by maternal grandparents, Leroy and Elenor Jackson Sr, paternal grandparents, Alexander Hodge Sr. and Essiemae Hodge-Daniels, baby brother, Armand D. Allen (aka Intel), and his granddaughter, Tamyra Terry.
He leaves to cherish his legacy his parents, Willie J. Hodge of Sermon Fl, Curtis Allen, Sr. of Atlantic City, NJ, and Rosella Jackson-Allen of Toms River, NJ, the love of his life, Rosalina Rivera, siblings, Wanda P. Jackson of Houston, DE, Curtis J. Allen Jr. (aka Life) of Lakewood, NJ, Precious Allen of Lakewood, NJ, Joy Allen of Lakewood, NJ, KU shared a special bond with his aunt, Fanny L. Jackson-Diaz, children, Tyisha, Tyson, Kalyph, Quamere, Vincent, and Steven, bonus children, Asjinaah, Divine, Taighia, and Fukuan, ten grandchildren, 11 bonus grandchildren, and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends to cherish his memory.