James Allen Jackson, 86, of Waynesburg, passed away Monday, August 8, 2022 at Rolling Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation.
Born May 7, 1936 in Aleppo Township to the late Jasper L. Jackson and Inez Leona (Baker) Jackson Phillips.
James was a resident of Morgan Township since 1994 and was a member of the Nineveh United Methodist Church. He was a former employee of Youngstown Steel Car of Niles, Ohio. James was a laborer for over 32 years, having most recently worked with Laborer’s International Union #286 of Brownsville before retiring in 2000. He enjoyed doing personal carpenter work, hunting, and fishing.
James is survived by his wife, Margaret “Peg” Jackson, of Waynesburg; children Jeffrey Jackson, Greg (Susan) Jackson, Jaime (Jim) Taylor; grandchildren Rachel Jackson, Caleb Ely, Dacie (Jonathan) Sargell, Zachary Six, Betsy Six, Emily Six; a great-grandchild; sisters Kathy (Gary) Renner, of Holbrook; Cindy (Brian) Anderson, of Wind Ridge; brothers Martin (Sherri) Jackson and Melvin (Carol) Jackson, both of Wind Ridge; sister-in-law Verna Imogene “Jeanne” Jackson, of Cameron, WV; and several nieces and nephews.
James is preceded in death by daughter Shelly Six; brothers Ralph Jackson and William Lee Jackson; half-brother George Jackson; and step-father James Phillips.
Friends and family will be received Saturday, August 13, 2022 from 11-12 PM at Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC., 3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy., Rogersville, PA 15359; Telephone 724-499-5181. A funeral service will be held the same day at 12 PM in the funeral home. Burial will follow at Rosemont Cemetery, Center Township, PA.
Please view and sign the online Tribute Wall at www.kestersonfh.com.