Billy E. Jackson, age 66, of Warsaw, Indiana passed away July 11, 2011 at 8:44 pm in Lutheran Hospital Fort Wayne, Indiana.
On August 23, 1944, Billy was born to Eddie and Sola (Blanton) Jackson in Floyd County, Kentucky. Shortly after his birth, the family moved to Kosciusko County where he was a lifetime resident.
He married Sue Ellen Hively on August 31, 1962 in Atwood, Indiana. She preceded him in death on April 15, 2008.
He worked for Korth Furniture in warehouse and shipping, O.E.C. and NAPA, retiring in 1996. He also served as a volunteer fireman from the 1950's to the 1970's. He loved to spend time with his grandkids. friends, camping and hanging out at Center Lake Park.
Billy is survived by 3 sons, Rick (and spouse Sheryl) Jackson, North Manchester; Randy Jackson, Warsaw and Rodney (and spouse Christina) Jackson, Warsaw. 6 grandchildren, Lindsey, Chase, Alysha, Alex, Hunter and Ella and 1 step brother, Lonnie Slone, Clunette. He was also preceded in death by his parents and a step sister.
Funeral services will be held at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw on Saturday, July 16, 2011 at 11:00 am with Pastor William Whitaker officiating. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw. Visitation hours will be from 4:00 – 8:00 pm Friday, July 15, 2011 at the funeral chapel.
The family requests memorial contributions are to be made to the Billy E. Jackson Memorial Fund, C/o McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, 2290 Provident Court, Warsaw, Indiana 46580.