James Thomas Jackson, 77, passed away Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, at a nursing facility.
He was born in Etowah, on Oct. 6, 1942, to the late Georgia and Fred Jackson.
He attended J.L. Cook School in Athens, and he retired from Dr. Scholl Manufacturing Company after many years of employment.
He enjoyed fishing and watching Western movies.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Georgia and Fred Jackson; his wife of 53 years, Renee Jackson; and sisters: Almeda Williams and Dorothy Jackson.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his daughter, Angela (Allen) Burke; granddaughter, Lakeya Burke; sister, Jackie (James) Burkes; brother, Kenneth (Loreane) Jackson; special cousin, Rosemary Nancy (Darrell) Johnson; and many other relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, at the Patton Funeral Home Chapel from 2 p.m. until service time at 4 p.m. The Rev. Rhonda S. Westfield will be the eulogist.
During this time, we will remain in compliance with the Governor's Executive Order No. 17 (COVID-19).
Professional arrangements are entrusted to Patton Funeral Home. www.pattonfuneralhome1962.com.
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