George Eugene Jackson Sr. age 82, son of the late Georgia Mae and Robert C. Jackson, Sr.; husband of Lucy Laythen Jackson of 59 years, passed away Friday, January 17, 2020 at Saint Joseph Hospital East. He was a member of Saint Paul United Methodist Church; board member of Paris Housing Authority; former member of Paris/Bourbon County Habitat for Humanity; owner of J&J Backhoe and Masonry Service; retired SMSGT of the United States Air Force with 26.5 years of service and was in the Vietnam War; graduate of Western High School; received an AA degree from Merced College, Merced, CA.
Preceded in death by a son, Erastus Clay Jackson, four brothers: Robert, Rolen, Erastus and Stanley Jackson.
Besides his wife, survivors include: two sons, George (Elisa) and Darryl (Lana) both of Paris, KY. Six grandchildren: Jocelyn (Jeff) StOnge of Evan Mills, NY, Janette Pacas (Angel Lefebre), DaJuan, Jorge, Jazmin, Joshua all of Paris, KY; four great-grandchildren: Emmett StOnge, Angel, Analisa, Amara Lefebre-Pacas; five sisters: Wanda Anderson, Brenda Ricks, Ardthare Rucker all of Dayton, OH, Mary Jackson of Paris, KY, Roberta (Herman) Hutsell of Rock Hill, SC; two brothers: Clarence Jackson of Dayton, OH, Neil (Leslie) Jackson of Paris, KY; a God daughter, Clarissa Savage of Cypress, TX; a host of nieces, nephews, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, cousins, Golden Corral Family and friends.
Funeral services will be conducted at 12:00 PM Wednesday January 22, 2020 at the St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1117 High St., Paris, KY. Burial will follow in the Evergreen Memory Gardens, Paris, KY.
Visitation will be from 5-8 PM Tuesday January 21, 2020 at the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY.
Memorial Contributions to St. Paul United Methodist Church Memorial Fund or one’s favorite charity.
Pallbearers will be Billy J. Reed, Clyde Marks, Sr., Marvin Haggard, Nathaniel Brandenburg and nephews.
Honorary pallbearers will be the United Methodist Men and the WHS Class of 1957.
The funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY 40361.
The online guestbook is at www.Lusk-McFarland.com and a 24 hour funeral information line can be reached by calling 859-987-4387.