Dallas H. Jackson, Sr.

Published 8:11 pm Friday, July 6, 2018

Mr. Dallas Henry Jackson, Sr., age 88, a resident of 103 Tucker Lane, Washington, died Thursday, July 5, 2018.

A funeral service will be held at noon on Saturday, July 7, 2018, at the Chapel of Paul Funeral Home & Crematory in Washington, officiated by Dr. Joseph “Danny” Robertson. Burial will follow in Oakdale Cemetery.

Tom Boyd, Jimmy Walls, Dean Wingate, Jim Buckman, Jeffery Woolard, Richard Gerard, Sr., Norman Manning and Jess Hawkins will serve as pallbearers. Clyde Roberson, Cliff Toler, Joe Toler, Linwood Jefferson and Ben Woolard will serve as honorary pallbearers.

Mr. Jackson was born in Beaufort County on April 1, 1930, son of the late Henry Richmond Jackson and Edith Bell Boyd Jackson. He married the former Joyce Sheppard, who survives. Mr. Jackson was a salesman for Nabisco for 30 years. He was a member of the First Christian Church in Washington for over 50 years. He served as a Deacon, volunteered for Meals on Wheels and the committee that fried peanuts through the church. Mr. Jackson enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing baseball, golf and was a former avid member of Ayden Country Club. He was a member of Masonic Lodge #675.

In addition to his wife, Joyce, of the home, he is survived by his daughter, Dana Jill Jackson Oliver and husband Dwight, of Oriental; his son, Dallas H. “Jay” Jackson and wife Sandra, of Kinston; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; his sister, Margaret Ann Mizelle, of Chesapeake, Virginia, and his brother, Donald Eugene Jackson, of Chesapeake, Virginia. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his daughter, Jane Jackson Webster.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until noon prior to the service at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory in Washington.

In lieu of flowers and food, memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice in memory of Mr. Dallas Jackson.

Online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting www.paulfuneralhome.com.

Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Jackson family.