Rev. James O. “Jim” Jackson

Rev. James O. “Jim” Jackson, 84, passed away November 5, 2020 at his home, surrounded by family.
Jim was born in Pellville, Kentucky on December 19, 1935 to the late Lee and Stella (McDaniel) Jackson.  He is preceded in death by his son, Tim Jackson and siblings, Betty Jackson in infancy, Lee Edward Jackson and Clodette Caldwell.

Jim was a graduate of Beechmont High School, formerly in Hawesville, Kentucky, and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in ministry at Clear Creek Baptist School.
He was united in marriage on February 19, 1955 to Betty Bryant, who survives.  Jim served as a minister for 45 years, retiring in 1999. He loved serving the Lord and ministering to people.  He enjoyed hunting and playing cards.  Jim was a member of First Baptist Church and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.

Surviving is his wife Betty Jackson, Tell City; sons, Jimmy B. Jackson (Laura), Owensboro, KY and Tracy L. Jackson (Cheryl), Russellville, KY; grandchildren, Bryan, Micah, Jonathan and Emily Jackson, Derek and Lynsey Jackson and London Jackson; great grandchildren, Kingston, Laney and Norah Jackson; siblings, Basil Jackson, Owensboro, KY, Beulah Mae McDaniel, Michigan and Maxine Barker, Peoria, IL.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM CST on Saturday, November 7th, 2020 at Huber Funeral Home, Tell City Chapel.  Brother Dan Hopkins and Rev. Richard Sams will officiate. Visitation will be from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM at the funeral home. Burial will follow in West Point Baptist Church Cemetery in Hancock County, KY.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church.

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