Philip C. Jackson, lost his battle with cancer on June 17, 2003. Born October 23, 1923 in Los Angeles, the son of Harry & Florence Jackson. Survived by his wife of 56 years, Wanda, two sons, Phil Jr. and Neal, granddaughter Daria, grandson Connor, great grandson Dylan, and brother Dan, nephews Stephen and Jeffrey and niece Stacey. A retired insurance adjuster, he owned a business, Jackson Claims Service, in Yuma for 30 years, after which he was an investigator for the law firm Westover, Choules & Shadle in Yuma, and more recently for the law firm Thompson, Montgomery, Cahill & De Rose in Globe. An avid tennis player, he helped start the "Over the Hill" tennis group in Yuma and the TNT ("Tuesday and Thursdays") tennis group in Globe. He was a Perpetual Master Mason; Past President and Life Member of Affiliated Adjusters of Western U.S.; Life Member of National Association of Insurance Adjusters; Life Member of Arizona Insurance Claims Association; Life Member of Blue Goose International; 45-year member and Paul Harris Fellow of Rotary International, the last two years as an Honorary Member of Globe Rotary; received the Rotary Red Rose Citation for Outstanding Service; former member of Globe Library Board. He was a loving, dedicated husband, father, grandfather and friend to many, who will be missed. Services will be at Lamont Mortuary Chapel in Globe, Arizona on Friday, June 20, 2003. Memorial contributions are suggested to Cobre Valley Hospital Foundation, 5880 S. Hospital Drive, Globe, Arizona 85001. Services are at 2:00 P.M.
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Published in The Arizona Republic from June 19 to June 20, 2003