Mr. Jackson belonged to the Masonic Lodge #31 (Liberty, MO), the ARARAT Shriners (Kansas City, MO), and the St. Clair Ham Radio Club (Extra Class Ham). He was an avid bowler and a United States Army veteran.
He was preceded in death by his father, Joseph Maurice Jackson.
Surviving are his wife, Katherine E. Jackson; three children, Christopher Maurice (Jenni) Jackson of Virginia, Melissa Paige Jackson, and Jacob Maurice Jackson, both of Illinois; a grandson, Samuel Lewis Jackson; his mother, Bettie, nee Wesley, Jackson; and a sister, Barbara Jean Jackson.
Memorials may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, October 7, 2021, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL. Standard CDC guidelines will be followed, including masks and social distancing. Military honors will be rendered at 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.