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George Jackson

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George W. Jackson

October 22, 1933 - January 9, 2019


George W. Jackson, 85, passed away on January 9, 2019. He was born on October 22, 1933, in Bremerton, WA and was a son of Frank and Bessie Jackson. George is survived by his brothers and their wives, Bill and Elaine Jackson, Bud and Carol Jackson and a sister, Mary Weatherby. George graduated from Kingston High School in 1950 and attended Union College in Schenectady, NY prior to joining IBM in 1952. He took a leave of absence from IBM and served in the Army during the Korean conflict. He married Alicia Garcia in 1955. George and Alicia moved their family to North Carolina in 1965 and settled first in Cary, then later moved to Fuquay-Varina. He retired from IBM in 1987. In addition to his wife Alicia, George is survived by his son Joe and his wife Caroline; daughters Patty, her husband Paul, and Sara and her husband Charlie; and three grandchildren, Jacob, Jackson and Alice. A memorial service will be held at Fuquay-Varina United Methodist Church (FVUMC) on Saturday 1/12 at 4:30PM. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to FVUMC.
Published in The News & Observer from Jan. 12 to Jan. 13, 2019
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