ULYSSES - Dale Andrew Jackson, 86, of Coudersport, passed away peacefully on Sunday (April 8, 2012) in his home with his loving family at his side.
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Born March 12, 1926, in Summit Township, Potter County, he was the son of Merrick Victor and Miriam Joy Reed Jackson. He was married for 54 years to Marlyn Jane Hurrle Jackson, who survives.
A U.S. Army veteran, he served honorably from 1946 to 1949. A graduate of Coudersport High School, he earned a bachelor of science degree from Mansfield University and a master's degree from Penn State. He retired from teaching at Otto-Eldred High School in 1987 and was appointed as Potter County Register and Recorder for several years. Mr. Jackson was also a substitute teacher at various local school districts.
In his free time, he enjoyed working outdoors, cutting timber, gardening, and attending auctions.
Surviving are his wife; five children, Patrick Jackson of Coudersport, Judith (Alan) Lacher of Roulette, Sandra (Michael) Engiles of Stafford, Va., Kathleen (Brian) Rademacher of Beaver and Victoria (Daniel) Clarke of Warsaw, Va.; eight grandchildren; six younger siblings, Greta Jackson, Lois Jackson, Rhea (Charles) Reeves, Donald "Buck" (Carole) Jackson, Marilyn (Robert) Wagner and Darryl (Judy) Jackson; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be announced at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Potter County Hospice, c/o Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport, PA 16915; or a
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.olneyfuneralhome.com
Published in The Bradford Era from Apr. 10 to Apr. 16, 2012