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Akwesasne – Duran Neal Jackson, 32 of 150 Tarbell Road, sadly passed away Friday, March 15, 2019.

Duran was born May 4, 1986 in Malone, NY to Suzanne Jackson and Lincoln Roundpoint. Duran attended Salmon River Central School in Fort Covington, NY. He loved spending time outdoors. He was always on the river kayaking and fishing. He also enjoyed hiking in the Adirondacks. Duran was a skilled carpenter, always ready to help someone get the job done.

Many didn't know he enjoyed drawing and was a talented artist drawing his favorite characters from dragon ball-Z and marvel movie characters. He loved animals, recently adopting two rescue cats and then proceeded to build them a big house in the backyard. He loved his tunes and you could often hear it throughout the neighborhood while he worked.

Duran loved those warm summer nights and building a good bonfire. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his daughter Kaydence and making the backyard a fun adventure for her. He also loved when the whole family got together for family dinners. He was a kid at heart and entertained his little cousins by building tree houses way out in the woods for them or taking them ice skating on the frozen creek.

Duran is survived by his daughter, Kaydence Maci Jackson; his loving mother Suzanne Jackson; his father, Lincoln Roundpoint; his grandmother Christy Roundpoint, his chosen, father, Lawrence Jackson Jr .; his sister, Sunshine Roundpoint and her daughter Ocean; his brother, Clearwater Roundpoint and his children, Quinten, Avery, Iesha, Kaysia & Jayden; his brother, David "Dude" Terrance and his daughter, Iakohna'kahste.

He is also survived by many aunts and uncles, Candace Jackson also his Godmother, Charlie Jackson (Sharon), Clayton Jackson, June Jackson also his Godmother, Aubby Logan also his Godfather, Larry Jackson Jr. (Sandra), Arlene & Don Baker, Louie Roundpoint, Gail & Amos Delormie, Toby & Maryfaye Roundpoint, Plumboy & Theresa Roundpoint, Beverly and Dan Rourke, Jamie and Sheri Roundpoint, and Tammy and Mark Terrance and many cousins.

Duran was predeceased by his grandfather, Lawrence Jackson Sr. in August 2003; grandmother, Suzanne Jackson in August 2018; his uncle, Bruce Jackson in November 2008; and his grandfather, Thomas Roundpoint in October 1973.

Friends may call Thursday from 2pm-6pm at his home 150 Tarbell Rd. An intimate family burial service will take place in the spring.

Arrangements are with the Donaldson Funeral Home, Massena, where memories and condolences may be shared online at


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