In April 1926 Ray married (Agnes) Norma Skilling his long-time fiancee from Teeswater. They had two children David (my husband) and Rosemary.
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In 1931 Ray's boss, G.A. Secord purchased the Hertz franchise from General Motors and Ray stayed with the company and became Executive Vice-president of Hertz Drive Yourself Stations of Ontario Limited and Hertz Truck Lease of Ontario Limited.
He retired in December 1962 from Hertz, the largest car and rental operation in Canada and the largest Hertz Licensees in the world.
Ray never lost his interest in farming and in 1951 purchased a small farm in Richmond Hill and later a large farm in Holt, Ontario where he raised Aberdeen Angus cattle. He was interested in golf and fishing and active in the United Church of Canada. He also volunteered his time with several business organizations and The Optimist Club which was founded in Canada by his brother-in-law, William M. Skilling. Ray lived by the Optimist Creed:
Ray Jackson died in Newmarket, Ontario in 1984 at the age of 87.