HENDERSONVILLE-Arthur M. Jackson, 82, of Hendersonville, died Tuesday, November 19, 2013, at his residence following a brief illness.|
He was a native of Henderson County and resided in Hendersonville his entire life. He was the son of the late Ragon and Margie Jackson. Mr. Jackson was also preceded in death by his wife, Juanita Jackson; a daughter, Diane Haynes; and a great-grandson, Jonathan Henry.
He was the owner and operator of Arthur Jackson Plumbing for over 50 years, retiring in July of 2013. Mr. Jackson was a graduate of Dana High School and an avid sports enthusiast. He was a member of The American Legion Post #77, a lifetime member of the VFW Post #5206, and the Elks Lodge # 1616.
He is survived by a daughter, Gail Wisgo and her husband, Kenny; a son, Phillip Jackson and his wife, Jennifer; seven grandchildren, Sarah Haynes, Heather Belk, Kristen Belk, Courtney Wood, Laci Haynes, Emma Jackson, and Amber Wisgo; five great-grandchildren, Cameron Bumgardner, Adrian Wilson, Zachary Jackson, Diane Rogers, and Mikayla Forshee.
No local services are planned.
Memorials may be made to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731. Guests may sign a register book at www.forestlawnhendersonville.com.
Forest Lawn Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Published in The Times-News on Nov. 22, 2013