Mr. Jackson was employed as a truck driver for
Empire Gas and Pittsburgh Paint & Glass in Lincoln
for 10 to 12 years.
He was a U.S. Army veteran.
He was born April 9, 1929, in Ottawa. His parents
were Vaughn Eldon and Nellie Crawford Jackson. He
married Betty Mae Utterback on Jan. 1, 1953. She
preceded him in death on March 14, 2005.
He is survived by two daughters, Jane Ellen (and
Randy) Morris of Beason and Doris Jean (and Byron)
Helton of Mount Pulaski; seven grandchildren; 15
great-grandchildren; and one sister, Juanita
He was also preceded in death one daughter,
Margaret Sue Challans; one grandson, Robert Lee
Morris; one brother, William Clyde Jackson; and one
sister, Margie Groves.
He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars
Memorials may be made to the Illinois School for
the Blind in Jacksonville or United Cerebral Palsy.
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