SALEM - Harry Lee Jackson, 89, of Salem, died at 9:18 p.m. Monday at the Salem Regional Medical Center.
He was born on Feb. 16, 1924 in Salem, the son of the late Everett and Mary (Segedi) Jackson.
He had been employed by the Superior Dairy (fka Purity Dairy), Eljers and Salem China. He served in the Army during WW II and was awarded five Bronze Stars and a Purple Heart.
He was a hardworking man and always liked to keep busy. He liked the outdoors cutting the grass, washing the car or watching the birds. He had a talent of working with woodworking equipment.
He is survived by his children, Shari Jackson of Alliance, Dennis Jackson of Columbus, Debbie Sanders of Salem, Sandy Snively of Salem, Diane (Brad) Ballantine of Worthington (Columbus), Ohio, and Doreen (Eric) Burk of Jupiter, Fla., siblings, Everett (Jerri) Jackson Jr, Walter Jackson and Billy (Jean) Jackson and Rose Parks of Fla., eight grandchildren and one great grand child.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Tillie C. Thomas Jackson.
Services will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral Home. A time of gathering will be held at 6:30 p.m. until the service and at the conclusion.
Please sign the guestbook at www.apgreenisenfh.com