Mr. George W. Jackson, 79, of Youngstown, passed away January 4, 2020.
He was born in Artesia MS on January 30, 1940 a son to the late Ethel M. and Mylus Jackson.
Mr. Jackson was raised in Tuscaloosa, AL before moving to Youngstown, Ohio where he began working in the rubber and steel industry before his retirement. In his younger years he enjoyed fishing, and bowling for several leagues in the area. He also took pleasure in keeping up with political news, working on cars and spending quality time with his family and friends.
George’s memories will be cherished forever by his wife, Frances I. Jackson; his children Rick and Tracy (Titus) Jackson of Columbus, Cynthia D. Williams, Deborah Jackson, Terry (Raymond) Edwards, Teresa (David) Brown of Youngstown, David (Dixie) Wilkins of Florida; his siblings, Bishop Johnnie (Christine), Jerome (Brenda) Jackson, Bettie Kennedy of Alabama and Dorothy (Jimmie) Davis of Louisiana; his aunt Eva M Tremble of Alabama; 13 grandchildren and a host of great grandchildren; 2 special friends, Mike Allen & Larry Johnson along with a host of loved ones.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his sister Jessie Cotton and brother-in –law Joseph Kennedy.
Funeral service will be held at 12 pm Monday, January 13, 2020 at the Conley & VandenBerg Funeral Home; 75 E. Midlothian Blvd., Youngstown, visitation will be from 11am to 12 pm at the funeral home.
Interment will follow the service at Belmont Park Cemetery.
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