Edward L. Jackson, 86, of Buckhannon, died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at his home.
He was born March 11, 1926, at Hall, a son of the late Claude and Opal Hall Jackson.
On Dec. 8, 1950, he married Glenna Jean Mick, who preceded him in death Oct. 26, 2010.
He is survived by three daughters, Pam Thomas and husband, Bill, Judy Parker and husband, Joel, and Nancy Wayts, all of Buckhannon; five grandsons, Josh Hinkle of Weston, Erick and Evan Lantz and Michael Thomas, all of Buckhannon and Jeffrey Wayts of Clarksburg; two granddaughters, Erin Oleksa of Morgantown and Natalie Nicholson of Buckhannon; 12 great-grandchildren; one brother, Brooks Jackson of Louisville, Ky.; one sister, Helen Reger of Buckhannon; and a very special family friend, Debbie Rolenson of Buckhannon.
Mr. Jackson was the owner and operator of Jackson Lumber Co. He was a member of the Bethany Baptist Church. A member of the Buckhannon Lions Club and Buckhannon County Club and was an avid golfer. He was extremely proud of his seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren and will be sadly missed.
Friends will be received Monday, Nov. 19, from 5 to 9 p.m. at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Bethany Baptist Church in Hall with the Rev. Dr. Daniel Unger officiating. Burial will follow in Bethany Baptist Cemetery. Buckhannon Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3663, Frank B. Bartlett Post 7 American Legion and Disabled American Veterans Chapters 5 and 36 will conduct military honors at the graveside.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral is in charge of the arrangements.