Mr. Ernest James Jackson Sr. age 80 of Burlington transitioned on November 19, 2019 at UNC Hospital, Hillsborough, NC. Mr. Jackson was the son of the late
Mr. Artis James Jackson and the late Mrs. Rosie Lee Henderson Jackson. He was born on October 16, 1939 in Jackson, MS.
Ernest retired from Gold Toe Textile and was co-owner of Jackson's Crafts. He was a hard working man that loved his family, friends and community. He found joy in making others laugh with his great sense of humor and would give a helping hand to anyone in need. Mr. Jackson's favorite past times were working or tinkering on old junk cars and fishing.
His life and now legacy will be forever cherished in the hearts and minds of his wife, Debbie Worth Jackson, children, Eldon Jackson, Juwanna Jackson, Ernest Jackson Jr. and Jeremiah Jackson (Angela) along with two step-children, Tameka Peaks (Kenneth) and Angel Corbett; 11 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren; siblings, Rose Jackson Fouche, Geraldine Lanos Mason, JC Lanos, Jr., Jerome Lanos, Kawanna Lanos, Lutishia Jackson, Lee Jackson (Linda), Patricia Allen (Desmond), Elizabeth Jackson and David Jackson and one beloved uncle Hezekiah Henderson and a host of other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by 5 siblings, Carolyn Lanos Thomas, Lawrence Lanos, Donald Lanos, Linda Lanos and Walter Jackson.
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