Jackson, James

James Monroe Jackson, 79, of Paducah, passed away at his home on Thursday, June 4, 2020. Mr. Jackson was a retired Machinist for Illinois Central Gulf Railroad and was of the Catholic faith. He was a member of the National Turkey Wildlife Federation. He was an avid outdoor sportsman and loved deer hunting, turkey hunting and fishing. James is survived by a daughter, Angie Jackson of Paducah; a son, Rick Jackson of Benton; two grandchildren, Sidney Wallace and Karmen Jackson; a great-grandson, Kolt Wallace; four sisters, Ruby Brown of Lakeland, Florida, Evelyn Newton of New Haven, Kentucky, Lilly Rust of New Haven, Kentucky and Theresa Lindsay of Concord, North Carolina; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister, Pauline Jackson. His parents were, Ivan Monroe Jackson and Lucille Fultz Jackson. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with Rev. Brad Whistle officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Carmel Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until the service time of 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to, Cassidy’s Cause, 6075 Clinton Rd. Paducah, KY 42001. We appreciate your help in maintaining state mandated Covid restrictions. This includes the minimum 6 feet of distancing within our facility at all times. During this difficult time, you may show your support by joining the "Hugs from Home" program where your message will be attached to a balloon in the chapel to remind the family of your love and support. Please go to www.milnerandorr.com to send a hug.

Published 12:00 AM, Saturday Jun. 06, 2020
Updated 02:21 PM, Saturday Jun. 06, 2020

Milner and Orr Funeral Homes

Milner and Orr Funeral Homes
120 Memorial Drive
Paducah, KY 42001

Phone:(270) 442-5100
Email: info@milnerandorr.com
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