Alexander Jackson
1929 - 2021
Burns-Kish Funeral Home and Cremation Services
5840 Hohman Ave.
Hammond, IN

Alexander Jackson

July 25, 1929 - July 18, 2021

HIGHLAND, IN – Alexander Jackson, 91, of Highland, passed away Sunday, July 18,2021 peacefully at home with family. Al was born July 25, 1929 to the late Louise and Earl Jackson in Swoyersville, PA.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife Patricia Ann (McKay). Alexander is survived by his children: Anna (Sandy) Sandos, Russ (Sherree) Jackson, Lynn (Larry) Marczewski, Peggy (Terry) O'Neill; as well as seven grandchildren: Hannah Sandos, Alex O'Neill, Rachel Marczewski, Jacob Jackson, Larry Marczewski III, Ian O'Neill and Christine Jackson.

Al was a Korean War Army Veteran and Communications Specialist serving at the Pentagon. He had a lengthy career with Illinois Bell, Ameritech and retired from AT&T with more than 40 years of service. He was also a member of the Bell Pioneers of America, a 3rd Degree Mason with the Griffith Lodge and Woodmar Kiwanis.

He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed traveling the country in his Motorhome – attaining his goal of visiting every state in the Continental US with his family. Al especially enjoyed his fishing trips to Canada and Lake Erie.

Friends may meet with the family in celebration of his life, Sunday, July 25, 2021, 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM at BURNS-KISH FUNERAL HOME, 5840 Hohman Ave., Hammond, IN. Cremation to follow.

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Published by The Times on Jul. 21, 2021.
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We were so sorry to hear of Al's passing but he is with his sweet Pat now and I know they are happy. Al was such a kind man who loved his wife and children . Pat was a real sweetheart too. Love to you all!
Diane & Larry Crawford
July 22, 2021
Our condolences to your family. As long as I knew Al, he was a kind, & loving gentleman. You could tell the love that he had for Pat, and visa-versa. I did not know all of his credits and achievements. Such a beautifully written obituary. God Bless your families. He is with Pat.
Mary E Moore
July 22, 2021
We were stationed in the army together and were great friends.. He had just lost his wife Pat and is with her again......God bless you Al and Pat and family
Jim Granack
July 21, 2021
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