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Sunday December 31st, 2017
2:00pm - 3:00pm

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Funeral Service


Sunday December 31st, 2017
3:00pm

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James "Jimmy" Reece Jackson

James "Jimmy" R. Jackson, 73, of Belmont passed away December 27, 2017 at his residence.  Jimmy was born in Charlotte on August 14, 1944 to the late James W. and Lib Watkins Jackson.  He was a member of Woodlawn Baptist Church in Lowell.  Jimmy enjoyed fishing, in fact, he never missed his annual fishing trip to the Outer Banks with his friends for 40 years.  He also enjoyed baseball, softball, camping, and loved the beach.  After 37 years of service, Jimmy retired from Clariant Corporation, formerly Sodyeco.  He loved his family dearly but especially loved his wife of 54 years.

Jimmy is survived by his loving wife, Elaine Jackson; Children, Tammy Price and husband Mark, and Cathey Queen and husband Tim; Brother, Richard Jackson; Sister, Julia Harper; Grandchildren, Jamie Queen and fiance Amber Chestine, and Kristen Smith and husband David; Great Grandchildren, Madison Green, Lucas Smith, Gage Smith, Kileigh Queen, and Meleny Queen.

A Memorial Service to celebrate Jimmy's life will be held Sunday, December 31, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. at Benson Funeral Services, Mt. Holly with Rev. Walter Griggs of McAdenville Baptist and Rev. Jason Marlowe of Tuckaseegee officiating.  A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.  Inurnment will be private.


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My condolences to the children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and dear close friends. Sometimes there are no words to convey sorrow to those who have lost someone near and dear to our hearts. Treasure your memories and, be assured that the God of Comfort has him tucked away in his memory. (2 Cor. 1:3, 4) Sincerely, Ali

Ali Dec 30 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of James "Jimmy" Jackson

Gary & Clara Farmer Dec 30 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of James "Jimmy" Jackson

Benson Funeral & Cremation Services Dec 29 2017 12:00 AM

My prayers are with the entire Jackson family at this time. Jimmy was a dear sweet and kind man to all that knew him. May God give you strength and love together during this time.
Love - Shae & Anna

Shae & Anna Dec 29 2017 12:00 AM

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