James “Jimmy” Adrian Jackson, 71 of Springfield, passed peacefully at St. John’s Hospice on Sunday, December 2, 2012. He was born June 19, 1941 in Springfield, to Rufus and Myrtle Scott Jackson.
Jim leaves to cherish his memory, one daughter, Adrienne (Stephen) Jackson of Hutchinson, KS; three grandchildren, Abbey Rose and twins, Reese and Nathan; one sister, Mary J. (Ronnie) Carter of Springfield; five brothers, Robert D. Jackson of Spring Hill, FL, Don E. (Maggie) Jackson of Chesapeake, VA, Ivan S. Jackson of Alamogordo, NM, William L (Patricia) Jackson of Sherman, TX and David R. (Carol) Jackson of St. Peter, MO and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers Rufus S. and Lionel T. Jackson and a sister, Carol L. Ingram.
Jim was a member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.
Memorial Gathering: 2-4 pm, Friday, December 7, 2012 at Staab Funeral Home.
Burial will be at Oak Ridge Cemetery at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the Donor’s choice.