Chester Glen Jackson Jr. 78, of Ladoga, passed away May 3, 2018 at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana. He was born on July 28, 1939 to the late Chester G. and Ruby L. (Chadwick) Jackson Sr. On November 25, 1961 he married Gwen (Nicholson) Jackson. She survives.
After high school, Glen served in The United States Army. He retired in 2006 from United Technologies Carrier Corporation where he was a forklift operator. Glen was also a master carpenter who enjoyed building custom furniture for family and friends. He earned a black belt in karate in 2009 at Lebanon Karate. In his spare time, he also enjoyed hunting, his classic car, going to car shows, and spending time with the ones he loved, his family. Glen attended Mace United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Gwen Jackson, Ladoga, two daughters; Lisa Jo (Gregory) Schmith, Morristown, Pamela Marie (Troy) Tibbot, Lebanon, grandchildren, Rachel Kriech, Ashley Harvey, Pete Schmith, Shelby Schmith, Makenzy Tibbot, Payton Tibbot, Delaney Tibbot; great grandchildren, Savannah Harvey, Adelyn Harvey, Jackson Schmith, siblings; Marjorie Reeves and Judy Frazier, Indianapolis, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Glenna Williams, brother, Charles “Sonny” Jackson, and grandson, Jackson Tibbot.
A celebration of life service will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at the Old Normal Hall 100 Harrison Street, Ladoga Indiana 47954. Friends are invited to visit with the family from service time until 4:00 PM that day. Memorial contributions may be made to Mace United Methodist Church.