Stephen Donald Jackson
November 3, 1945 – April 3, 2019
Steve was born in Seattle to Don and Georgia Jackson, and lived his early years in Apgar, Montana. In late 1953 the family moved back to Seattle, where he spent the rest of his life.
He started school at a one room school house in Apgar, then attended Alki and Fauntleroy Elementary, Denny Jr. High, and graduated from Chief Sealth High School in 1963. He continued his education at Highline Community College and graduated in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Washington.
His early jobs included a large route delivering papers for the Seattle Times, and several years at Shasta Beverages. He went on to be a marine mechanic, owning and running Empire Marine Service in Des Moines.
In 1969 he married Carla, and they had their much loved daughter, Angela Elizabeth. He and Carla later separated. They maintained contact, and Carla made sure Angie could maintain her close tie with her dad.
He loved fast boats, interesting cars, and his Bonneville motorcycle.
Steve is survived by daughter, Angie; former wife, Carla; siblings, Frank (Debby) and Nancy (Scott) Gilbert; niece, Brittany (Randall) Rozier and nephews, Garth Jackson and Logan Gilbert.
His friendly smile will be missed by his friends at Park Place, where he resided nearly ten years.
Memorial service will be Wednesday April 17th, at 2 PM, at Park Place, 6900 37th Ave S., Seattle
Donations may be made to your favorite charity.
- Memorial Service Wednesday, April 17, 2019