Waynedale Obituaries


JAMES MICHAEL JACKSON, 57, of Yoder, died Monday, October 24, 2005, at Hospice Home, Fort Wayne. Born October 11, 1948, in Fort Wayne, he was a Vietnam Army Veteran and was discharged in 1971. He was an Operating Engineer with Local 103, and was previously employed by Brooks Construction, Diester Corp. and Graves Trucking. His hobbies included welding and woodworking.

“He was a beloved father and grandfather and he will be missed by all.”

Surviving are his mother, Johanna Jackson of Fort Wayne; son, Michael A. (Deanna) Jackson of Yoder; daughter, Brandi (Nicholas) Young of Fort Wayne; grandchildren, BreAnna and Dalton Jackson, both of Yoder; and a sister, Shirley Bays of Fort Wayne.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara (Lee) Jackson; and father, Cecil Jackson.

Funeral service was Friday, October 28, at Elzey Patterson Rodak Home For Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Road. Burial in Prairie Grove Cemetery, with Military graveside honors by the U.S. Army.

Preferred memorials to Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home

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