ONA, W.Va. — Carson Henry "Pete" Jackson, 64, of Ona, passed away peacefully from the arms of his loving family into the loving arms of his Lord Sun., May 4, 2014.
Born Aug. 29, 1949 in Landville, Logan County, he was a son of the late Carson "Bubby" and Alice Sewell Jackson. He was also preceded in death by aunts, uncles and grandparents.
Pete began his career in coal when the company was known as Amherst Coal Company, which later became Arch Coal. His career in purchasing took him all over the country as well as several other countries. He loved his job; his co-workers became family to him. He loved spending time with family and friends, going to the beach, golfing and cooking out.
He was a 1968 graduate of Man High School and attended Marshall University. He was a member of the Boy Scouts of American where he earned the rank of Eagle Scout. He was a member of Bruce McDonald United Methodist Church and was a current member of Good Shepherd Baptist Church at Scott Depot.
February 12, 1971, he married his high school sweetheart, Sharon, celebrating 43 years of marriage this year. Also surviving are his children, Stephanie Jackson Zenteno (Donny Plumley) of Ona, Christopher Carson (Jessica) Jackson of Hurricane, Alice "Andi" Jackson (Matt) Jordan of Mocksville, N.C.; his sister, Drema Jackson (Wayne Beasley) of Portsmouth, Ohio; his brother, Kit (Paula) Jackson of Summersville; his grandchildren, Jackson and Bradley Zenteno, Drew Jordan, Landon and Trent Jackson and Uncle Ralph (Jackie) Sewell as well as other nieces, nephews and cousins.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thurs., May 8, at Good Shepherd Baptist Church, 162 Tiger Lane, Scott Depot, with Dr. Ken Stidham officiating. Entombment will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in Highland Memory Gardens at Godby.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Chapman Funeral Home at Hurricane.
You may also visit www.chapmanfuneralhomes.com to share sympathies with the family.
Chapman Funeral Home, family-owned and located at 3941 Teays Valley Road, Hurricane, is honored to serve the Jackson family.