Day & Deremiah-Frye Funeral Home

4150 East Third St, Bloomington, IN


Gordon Howard Jackson

February 22, 1946June 2, 2019

Gordon Howard Jackson, 73, of Bloomington died Sunday, June 2, 2019 in I.U. Health Hospice House. He was born February 22, 1946 in Richlands, Virginia to George Graham Jackson and Evelyn Margaret Gillespie Jackson. He was a retired Coal Miner.

Survivors include his wife of 52 years, JoCarroll Horn Jackson; five sons, Wesley (Angel) Jackson, Joseph (Rachel) Jackson, Joshua (Tonya) Jackson and Michael (Phoebe) Jackson; a daughter, Asia Jackson; two sisters, Dorothy Allen and Linda (Darrell) Brewster; 20 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; and many beloved nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Jeremy Jackson; a granddaughter, Megan Jackson; a great granddaughter, Sophia Jackson; two brothers, Graham Jackson and Eli Jackson; two sisters, Nancy Johnson and Lee Griggs; and two brothers in law, Aldi Allen and Jim Griggs.

Gordon was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints; he enjoyed gospel and country music; spending time with family and friends; collecting hats, cowboy boots, sunglasses and canes; and cars.

There will be a gathering of family and friends on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 noon in Day & Deremiah-Frye Funeral Home, 4150 E Third St. Graveside Services will be on Wednesday at 2:00 PM in Valhalla Memory Gardens.

If friends so desire. Memorial Contributions may be made to the family to assist with final expenses.


  • A Gathering of Family and Friends Wednesday, June 5, 2019
  • Graveside Service Wednesday, June 5, 2019


Gordon Howard Jackson

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