Alvin

Alvin Jackson

September 3, 2018

Joseph Alvin Jackson, 92, of Newberry, widower of Margie Rebecca Jackson, died Sunday, September 2, 2018, at his residence.

Born on November 29, 1925, in Chester, he was a son of the late Joseph Albert and Jessie Pearl Boyd Jackson. He was a Navy veteran of World War II having served on the USS Davis as a gunner. He proudly served his country during the D Day invasion in Normandy. Mr. Jackson retired from the City of Newberry as the supervisor of maintenance. He was a member of Colony Lutheran Church and Bachman Chapel Lutheran Church. He was a member of the Newberry Country Club, was a member of the 40 & 8 and served as Commander of the American Legion for five years and was a volunteer fireman for thirty years. He found great pleasure in traveling throughout the country.

Mr. Jackson is survived by his special friend, Tresey Longshore; his son, Ron A. (Natalie) Jackson; sisters, Jeannette Williams, Barbara Lee, Geraldine Shaw and Dorothy Jackson; a brother, Homer Jackson; grandchildren, Anna (Kevin) Neal and Brooke (Eric) Wall; great-grandchildren, Charlie Neal, Owen Neal, George Wall and Margaret Anna Wall due in November. He was predeceased by a great-grandson, Jackson Blair and sisters, Ruby Wicker, Robin Knox and Loretta Wicker.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm Saturday, September 8, 2018, at Colony Lutheran Church by the Rev. Jerry Trantham. Memorials may be made to Colony Lutheran Church General Fund, 48 Colony Church Road, Newberry, SC 29108.

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