William E. "Bill" Jackson

William E. Jackson "Bill"

William E. Jackson, 71, of Bear, DE passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 27, 2012 at Seasons Hospice at Christiana Hospital, Newark, DE.

Born in Wilmington, DE Bill was the son of the late Ernest E. Jackson Jr. and Helen L. Weldon Jackson.

Bill retired from the State of Delaware and had also worked for many years with DuPont at their Glasgow Site. He was a member of the St. Georges United Methodist Church, and sang with the Wilmington Chorus of the Brandywine. Bill served as Scout Master of the Troop 121 in Elkton, MD and was very proud to see his sons attain the rank of Eagle Scout. He was a fan of the U of D football team and was a season ticket holder for the past 40 years.

Bill is survived by his wife, Patricia S. Jackson; sons, Chad W. Jackson of Smyrna, DE and Scott A. Jackson of Bear, DE, and his best friend, Glenn Rude.

Funeral Services will be celebrated on Thursday, January 3 at 12:30 pm at the Doherty Funeral Home, 3200 Limestone Rd., Pike Creek, where family and friends may gather from 11 am to 12:30 pm. Burial will follow in the Silverbrook Cemetery, Lancaster Ave., Wilmington.

In lieu of flowers the family asked that you offer a random act of kindness to someone in need and be blessed in return.

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Funeral Home

Doherty Funeral Homes - Pike Creek
3200 Limestone Road Wilmington, DE 19808
(302) 999-8277

Published in The News Journal on Jan. 1, 2013