Phillip L. Jackson (1939 - 2013)


Phillip L. Jackson, 73, of Litchfield, formerly of Vandalia, died at 12:12 p.m. on Thursday, March 21, 2013, at St. Francis Hospital in Litchfield.
Services will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday at Plummer Funeral Home in Litchfield, with Mr. Jackson's nephew, the Rev. Ryan Jackson of World Harvest Church in Hillsboro officiating. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery in Litchfield. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until time of services on Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials: American Lung Association-Greater Chicago, 55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 800, Chicago, Ill. 60601. To light a candle or sign the online guestbook, visit
Mr. Jackson was born on June 30, 1939, in Vandalia, the son of James William Rufus and Gertrude Lucille Cearlock Jackson. He married SunCha Yu on Dec. 31, 1985, in Hillsboro.
Survivors include his wife; and daughter, Phyllis and her husband Ryan Weiss of Litchfield.
Published in The Leader-Union from Mar. 25 to Apr. 3, 2013