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Myers Funeral Home

2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, IN

OBITUARY

Phillip A. Jackson

April 15, 1930December 14, 2019

Phillip A. Jackson, 89 of Huntington passed away on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at his residence. Phillip was a 1948 graduate of Huntington High School. He served in the United States Army from 1951 – 1953 in Alaska with the Post Engineer Group during the Korean War. He worked for 36 years as a materials planner for ITT Aerospace in Fort Wayne, retiring in 1992. Phillip enjoyed woodworking, making shelves and cabinets and also enjoyed doing yard work.

Phillip was born on April 15, 1930, the son of Norman G. and Martha F. (Huffman) Jackson.

He was united in marriage to Ruth E. Ervin on November 25, 1950 in Markle, Indiana. Ruth preceded him in death on June 18, 2007.

Survivors include two sons: Steven A. Jackson of Huntington; Gregory B. Jackson of Columbia City; a daughter: Debra E. Wallace of Fort Wayne; two sisters: Marilyn J. Clark and Sandra K. Bonner both of Huntington; nine grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers: Robert D. Jackson and Richard E. Jackson.

Private family visitation and funeral service.

Private family graveside service at Mt. Etna Cemetery in Huntington County.

Memorial donations can be made out to Alzheimer’s Association in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, IN 46750.

  • FAMILY

  • Steven A. Jackson, Son
  • Gregory B. Jackson, Son
  • Debra E. Wallace, Daughter
  • Marilyn J. Clark, Sister
  • Sandra K. Bonner, Sister
  • Norman G. Jackson (deceased), Father
  • Martha F. (Huffman) Jackson (deceased), Mother
  • Ruth E. (Ervin) Jackson (deceased), Wife
  • Robert D. Jackson (deceased), Brother
  • Richard E. Jackson (deceased), Brother
  • Nine grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren
  • DONATIONS

  • Alzheimer's Association

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Phillip A. Jackson

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Heather Wilson

December 21, 2019

Sound for grandpa jackson..
I sure miss u a lot the rose ⚘aren't as pretty the sun🌅isn't quite as high the bird 🐦 dont sing as sweet of lullaby the stars ⭐seem a little bit faded the clouds ☁️ just a little more gray 🌫 & it feels like things won't ever be the same heaven got another angel 👼. left this would behind house have angel 👼 little better the day it look u away from me 👧& family 👩👨🧑.l'm missing u tonight 🌃l'll see u again sometime for now l'll close my eyes & dream of heaven tonight the beaches 🌊 aren't is lovely the sky🌌. Isn't quite as blue still they're sweetened by the memory of u the rain 💧.is little still it seems that heaven isn't all that far ways in Havan grandpa & grandma 🧓👵👼 I miss u

Sally Parrish

December 17, 2019

I have been one of Phillip’s caregivers since January. He and I created a special bond. I looked forward to my visits with him. After breakfast I would sit with him and have a cup of coffee. Sometimes we chatted other days we just watched TV. I was his “Gal Sal”. Rest In Peace my dear sweet Phillip.

Vicki Lusch

December 16, 2019

Uncle Phil will be deeply missed. Now he is with Aunt Ruth and his mom,dad and brothers.

Sandy Bonner

December 16, 2019

He was a wonderful brother, husband, father and grandfather. Glad family was able to have a birthday party for him recently. He will be missed. So handsome. Our sister, he and I used to get together for our birthdays. Had a good time. He will be missed.
Sandra

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