He married Juanita Deck, who preceded him in death on Feb. 3, 1996. On Oct. 2, 2003, in Senath, Mo., he married Helen Green.
Mr. Jackson was U.S. Air Force veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Helen Green Jackson, of Senath; two sons, Sonny Jackson and wife, Pam, of Senath and Scottie Jackson and wife, Lila, of Senath; one daughter, Gail Smith and husband, Donnie, of Rolla, Mo.; one brother, Ralph Jackson, of Sikeston, Mo.; one sister, Barbara Roark, of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; six grandchildren, Chris Jackson, Matt Jackson, Daniel Jackson, Dustin Jackson, Bradley Jackson and Jason Smith; four great-grandchildren, Cally Jackson, Reece Jackson, Max Jackson and Cameron Smith; two step-sons, Gail Wayne Green and wife, Kathy, of Senath and Terry Green and wife, Becky, of Fort Worth, Texas; four step-grandchildren, Megan Green, Jessica Baldwin, Shad Green and Michele Gary, and other relatives and many friends.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Joe Neal Jackson, Max L. Jackson and W.T. Jackson; one sister, Mae Nell Cates and a granddaughter, Jill Smith.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., today, Thursday, Feb. 23, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Senath.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, Feb, 24, at the Church of Christ in Senath with Rev. Vernon Purser and Bro. Jody McFadden officiating.
Burial will follow in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Kennett.
Pallbearers are the grandsons.
Honorary pallbearers are Fred Chandler, Don Wallace, Mike Todd, Gail Wayne Green, Terry Green, Steve Odle, Harold Lee Watson, Alex Marraquin, Bobby Rhodes, Dennis Autry, Jim Blankenship, Corky Dalton, Joe Callahan, Glenn Kitchens, Travis Davis and Tommy Joe Chandler.
Memorials may be made to the Senath-Hornersville Educational Foundation.