Obituary for Mr. James W. "Jim" Jackson

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Mr. James W. "Jim" Jackson

January 2, 1944 - March 19, 2019

James “Jim” W. Jackson, age 75, passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at Community Hospital South in Indianapolis. He was a resident of Brown County

Jim was born January 2, 1944, in Shepherdsville, Kentucky to the late Virgil and Grace Jackson. He married Rose D. (Mellis) Jackson in November of 1972 in Indianapolis. She survives after 46 devoted years of marriage.

Jim was known to many friends and family as Dobbie. He retired in January 1999 after 30 years as a laborer for American Precast Concrete. Jim enjoyed spending time in the outdoors by fishing, hunting and doing yard work. He enjoyed finding yard sales and was a big University of Kentucky fan. Most of all, Jim enjoyed spending time with his family.

He will be missed by his wife, Rose, children: Teresa Lynn Jackson and James Steven Jackson both of Indianapolis, William Ellis of Madison, James Wesley Jackson of Nashville, Teresa Leynes of Nineveh and Lori Connerly of Indianapolis; grandchildren: James Ryan, Christopher, Justin, James Tyler, Aaron, Telara, Thomas, James Raven, Christopher Curtis, Taylor and Sasha Lee, great grandchildren: Ava Jade, Marley, Charlie Lynn and Wyatt; siblings: Raymond Jackson, Virgil Jackson, Debbie Moore and Shelia Cox.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents and sister: Margie Mudd.

The Rev. Carl Thomas will conduct a funeral service at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 26th at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 4 – 8 p.m. on Monday, March 25th at the funeral home. Burial will be at Sprunica Baptist Church Cemetery in Brown County.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Information: (812) 597-4670



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Date: Monday, March 18, 2019

Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meredith - Clark Funeral Home


179 E. Mulberry Street, Morgantown, IN, 46160

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Service Information

Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Time: 11:00 am

Meredith - Clark Funeral Home


179 E. Mulberry Street, Morgantown, IN, 46160

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Born: January 2, 1944
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Jo Sons posted on 3/21/19

Sincere condolences to Rose and family..... I worked with Dobbie for 21 years at Precast and will always think of him as a friend.