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Jerry C. Jackson, age 81, of Anderson and formerly of Frankton, passed away on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at Community Northview Care Center.
Jerry was born on July 10, 1937, in Elwood to the late Ward and Eva (Bickel) Jackson. He graduated from Frankton High School in 1955. He served his country in the US Army Reserves. On April 24, 1955 he married the love of his life Peggy (Mountcastle) Jackson. He retired from Chrysler Corp. of Delray Beach, FL after 20 years of service. Jerry was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Anderson. Jerry enjoyed the outdoors hunting & fishing. He like to go on family vacations and he loved spending time with his family.
Jerry is survived by his loving wife, of 64 years, Peggy Jackson of Anderson, son, Jerry "Chris" (Tina) Jackson of Anderson, daughter, Debbie Walker of Anderson, daughter, Carla (Jim) Clegg of Pendleton, ten grandchildren, several great & great great grandchildren, brother, Danny (Ann) Jackson of Anderson, sister, Ginger (Kermit) House of Chesterfield, IN, Sister, Carla (Keith) Strobel of Houston, TX, several nieces & nephews.
Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, Ward and Eva Jackson, biological father Carl Leavitt and a brother Terry Jackson.
Funeral service celebrating Jerry's life will be at 1:00 PM Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at the Harper & Dunnichay Funeral Home in Frankton with Father Daniel Shine officiating. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery in Anderson.
Visitation will be two prior to the service on Tuesday from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary's Catholic Church Building Fund.