Hardy Danton Jackson passed away on April 1, 2016, in Queen Creek, AZ. He was born to Connee Nielsen and Howard Delano Jackson on December 27, 1976, in Lakeside, AZ. Both parents, his grandmother Lula Nielsen, his wife Cali, daughter Makenna, and two sons Grady and Porter survive him. Siblings include Delana (Dana) Waite, Howard Jackson, Jr., Delton Jackson, Malisa (Earlie) West, Loretta (Phil) Simon, Jared (Tammy) Jackson, Connee (Joe) Ortiz, and Corwin Jackson. Hardy loved golfing, hunting, and fishing, but loved his family most of all. Spending time with his children and watching them play sports gave him great satisfaction and pride. He was an excellent welder, making decorative gates and fences. Although he battled leukemia and lung disease for many years, he was a kind soul who inspired all who knew him. Funeral services will be Friday, April 8, 2016 at 11:00 AM with visitation one hour beforehand at the LDS chapel at 22035 E. Ocotillo Rd. Queen Creek, AZ 85142.