YORK -- Thomas Elliott Jackson Sr., 78, of York, S.C., died Saturday, July 12, 2008, at the Wayne T. Patrick Hospice House in Rock Hill, S.C.
A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 16, 2008, at Woodside Cemetery in Clover, S.C., with the Rev. Lee Dye officiating.
Mr. Jackson was born Sept. 5, 1929 in York County, S.C. He was a Clover High School graduate and attended Lees McRae College in Banner Elk, N.C., where he participated in sports. Mr. Jackson was retired from Duke Power Company.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Franklin and Janie Drennan Jackson and a brother, Bobby Franklin Jackson.
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Survivors are his son, Thomas E. Jackson Jr. of Sharon, S.C.; fiancée, Dot Melton of Clover, S.C.; sisters, Mary Jane J. Love Dulin and husband, Buck, of Bowling Green, S.C., and Elizabeth J. Harwell and husband, Roy, of Gastonia, N.C.; sister-in-law, Betty G. Jackson of Clover, S.C.; nephews, Kenneth Love and wife, Lannie, Donald Love and wife, Barbara, and Charlie Love and wife, Janet, all of Clover, S.C., Rocky Harwell and wife, Beth, and Scott Harwell and wife, Kim, both of Gastonia, N.C.; niece, Becky L. Munsey and husband, Scott, of Clover; 11 great-nephews; and 11 great-nieces.
The family will receive friends from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Wednesday at M. L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home in Clover and other times at the home of Mary Jane J. Love Dulin, 1860 Dulin Road, Bowling Green, S.C .
Memorials may be made to the Wayne T. Patrick Hospice House, 2275 India Hook Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732 or to the Heart Society of Gaston County, 1201 East Garrison Blvd., Gastonia, NC 28054.
M. L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home is serving the family of Mr. Jackson.