George A. Jackson Jr. 1938-2014

MINERAL RIDGE — George A. Jackson Jr., 75, of Mineral Ridge passed away Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at his residence surrounded by his family.

George was born Nov. 6, 1938, in Mineral Ridge, to parents George A. Sr. and Dorothy Reed Jackson.

George proudly served his country in the U.S. Army.

He married Nancy Davis on Nov. 15, 1958, and together they had a wonderful son.

George was very active in the First Baptist Church of Howland. He worked for Copperweld Steel Corp. as a steelworker and union representation, retiring after more than 30 years of work. He took his union work very seriously and enjoyed helping as many workers as possible.

George will be deeply missed by his loving wife, Nancy; son, Jeffrey A. Jackson of University Heights; sister, Betty (Paul) Tucke of San Antonio; brothers, Ron (Sally) Jackson of Austintown and Tom (Sue) Jackson of Mineral Ridge; and many nieces and nephews.

George was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Lane Family Funeral Home, Mineral Ridge Chapel. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial contributions made to one of the following organizations, MVI Home Care and Hospice of Youngstown, the Second Harvest Food Bank of Mahoning Valley or the Warren Family Mission.

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