Chester Glen Jackson Jr.

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.

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5 thoughts on “Chester Glen Jackson Jr.

  • Mark W. Cating

    It saddens me to hear about Glen passing away. He was a great man and I respected him alot. I will always have fond memories of growing up on Taylor St. playing with Lisa and Pam. My heart goes out to you Gwen, Lisa, Pam and your entire family. You are all in my prayers. Sincerely, Mark

  • Kate Fairfield

    Gwen, Pam, Lisa and family, So sorry to hear about Glen. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. He was a pleasure to be around and always had a smile. Dale and Katy (Byrd) Fairfield

  • Pam Freeland

    Pamela and family,
    Just want you to know how sorry I am to hear of the loss of your father. I am praying for healing and peace for all of you.
    Pam Freeland

  • Mary Huebner

    Dear Gwen, Lisa and Pam,
    I was so sorry to read of Glen’s passing. I had a chance to catch-up with him a couple years ago while attending a car show in Crawfordsville. He was as gregarious and friendly as ever and spoke so affectionately of his family – especially his grandchildren. Again, I am very sorry for your loss.
    Mary Huebner

  • Janet Haden

    To my beloved Uncle Buddy, may you rest in the hands of the Lord, your soul will be missed by the ones who loved you, you will truly be accepted and given passage through the golden gates of heaven, to grace the masses with your devine presence.