JACKMAN, Charles W., (Chuck) of Dade City, FL, passed away June 11, 2013 at Heritage Park Health and Rehabilitation Center. Charles was known for his intelligence, wit, humor and compliments. During his years at Heritage Park, Charles made many friends among the staff. They cared for him compassionately and were like his second family. Charles was predeceased by his wife of sixty years, Lorraine Jackman of Dade City. He is survived by his three children, Charles Jackman IV of Huntsville, AL; Lynne Webb of Land O'Lakes; and Kristine Johnson of Dade City; eight grandchildren, Lisa Webb Hathaway, Kristine (Kasey) Webb O'Leary, Keri Webb, Thomas Johnson, Tyler Webb, Charles (CJ) William Jackman V, Erica Jackman, and Helen Johnson; and four great grandchildren, Conor O'Leary, Jackman Blade Hathaway, Natalie Johnson and Isaly Hathaway. He is also survived by a nephew, George Jackman, of Newburyport, Massachusetts, and two nieces, Denise Sullivan of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and Diane Shoreman of Byfield, Massachusetts. Born in Salisbury, Massachusetts, of Catholic faith, Charles earned a Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering from Merrimack College. He came to Dade City in 1976 where he worked in management at Lykes Pasco Packing Company until he retired in 1993. Charles lavished unparalleled love and attention on his grandchildren. He took them on many local excursions and long summer vacation adventures, creating treasured memories along the way. Charles was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in World War II. His remains will be cremated and buried at the National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Heritage Park Residents' Fund, 37135 Coleman Ave., Dade City, FL 33525.
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Published in TBO.com on June 28, 2013