William "Bill" F. Jackson Sr.

June 22, 1941April 26, 2021

William “Bill” F. Jackson, Sr., age 79, of Hixson, passed away on Monday, April 26th, 2021.

He was born in Los Angeles, California to the late Fletcher and Cecelia Jackson. “Bill” served our country in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. He retired from Combustion Engineering after 20 years, Erlanger Hospital after 12 years, and Hamilton County Maintenance Department after 15 years of service.

He was a member of Burks United Methodist Church.

“Bill” is survived by his wife of 49 years, Ruth; son, William F. Jackson, Jr., and wife Dana; grandchildren, Sara Ruth Jackson and William F. Jackson, III; twin brothers, Paul and Perry Jackson; several nieces and nephews.

There will be no visitation or services due to Covid.

Memorial contributions may be made in “Bill’s” name to Burks United Methodist Church, 6433 Hixson Pike, Hixson, TN 37343.


  • Ruth Jackson, Wife of 49 years
  • William F. Jackson, Jr. (Dana), Son
  • Sara Ruth Jackson, Granddaughter
  • William F. Jackson, III, Grandson
  • Paul and Perry, Twin - Brothers
  • Fletcher and Cecelia Jackson, Parents (deceased)
  • He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.


No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.


William "Bill" F. Jackson Sr.

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Carole and Larry Smith

April 28, 2021

Our deepest sympathy to Bill’s dear wife Ruth, his beloved son William and wife Dana and his beloved grandchildren Sarah and Liam.
May good memories bring comfort to your hearts.

You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Friends always,
Carole & Larry Smith

Fred Grove

April 28, 2021

Bill was a long-time member of Burks UMC. Our memories of Bill, both as a neighbor in our Valleybrook Townhomes and a fellow member of Burks, will stay with us forever. He was a gentle giant of a Christian man.

Fred & Sharon Grove