Harold Dean Jackson, age 88, of Martin Road, passed away Monday, March 23, 2020 at home. He was born March 11, 1932 in Gaston County to the late Edward Arthur and Bessie Beatrice Hastings Jackson.
Harold was a veteran of the United States Air Force. Harold was a retired purchasing director of all maintenance purchases, including vehicles, for Carolina Freight before his retirement in 1994. He was a 66 year member of Shady Grove Baptist Church. A member of the Cherryville AF & M Lodge 0505, Cherryville since 1974 and worked with the NC Men’s Disaster Relief for 20 years. Harold found much pleasure as a beekeeper, mechanic and spending time with his family.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Tommy Jackson; and his son, Michael Jackson.
Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 69 years, Mary Sellers Jackson; sons, Doug Jackson (Sheree), and Chuck Jackson (Ellen); daughter-in-law, Veda Jackson; grandchildren, Camden Jackson (Nina), Seth Jackson, and Wesley Jackson (Kayla); great-grandchildren, Allie, Braelyn, and Isabella.
DUE TO THE EXECUTIVE ORDER FROM THE GOVERNOR OF NC, A private graveside service will be held at Shady Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Shady Grove Baptist Church – Building Fund 3240 Tryon Courthouse Rd, Cherryville, NC 28021 or Gaston Hospice, 258 E Garrison Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28054