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Larry E. JacksonLarry E. Jackson, 75, of Lancaster, passed away at his residence on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born, January 11, 1940 in Lancaster. Larry was a 1958 graduate of Berne Union High School and retired from Western Electric. He was a member of First United Methodist Church and F.O.E. #2120. Larry was an avid bowler and bowled in several leagues including the Lancaster All Star League. He was inducted into the SEOH USBC Area Bowling Hall of Fame in 2005.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Flora (Waugh) Jackson; children, Troy (Tracy) Jackson and Lori (Mark) Miller both of Lancaster; grandchildren, Brandy Miller, Mark (Tiffany) Miller II, Kelly Miller, Felicia and Ryan Jackson; 6 great grandchildren; one brother, Wayne(Carolyn) Jackson of Lancaster. He was preceded in death by his parents, Gene and Helen (Vanscoy) Jackson and a brother, Michael Jackson.
A funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday at the Taylor Funeral Home in Amanda with Pastor Roger Quay officiating. Cremation will follow the service. Friends may call from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
The family would like contributions be made to FairHope Hospice, 282 Sells Rd., Lancaster, Ohio 43130 in Larryâs memory.
Please visit www.mytaylorfuneralhome.com to share a memory of Larry.
Dear Flora,so sorry to hear of Larry's passing. Our prayers are with you. Gary Beatty, North Port, Fl.
Gary Beatty Mar 1 2015 12:00 AM
Larry. Going to miss you and your humor, but glad your suffering is over now. Really enjoyed listening to your cassettes.Bye for now.
Ginny boerstler Feb 28 2015 12:00 AM
We have shared many memories together through bowling. Those memories came to Iowa with me and will be cherished everywhere I go. You will be missed. Thoughts and prayers to your family.
Karen (Bowlby) Morris Feb 27 2015 12:00 AM
Dear Flora -- May God embrace and comfort you in this time of loss.
Patrick and Susan Young Feb 26 2015 12:00 AM
Larry was one of the nicest, kindest, funniest & sweetest man I know. Worked with him at Western Electric & considered him a good friend. I'll hold on to the awesome memories I shared with him. God Bless you Flo, you are a great compliment to Larry.
Joy Clarridge Feb 26 2015 12:00 AM
Was sadden to hear of Larry's passing he was a kind and funny person to be around. My thoughts and prayers are with Flora and all the family in this difficult time God will comfort you.
Donna Pierce Feb 25 2015 12:00 AM
We love the memories and the time we spent with Larry, God Bless you Larry, we will cherish those memories forever!
Vic & Nancy Hecht Feb 25 2015 12:00 AM
Larry and I worked together for 30 yrs we bowled and had great time together he will be missed but I know I'll hear him in the strike's of thunder from up above.
Everett & Patty Snyder Feb 25 2015 12:00 AM
With Heartfelt Sympathy. Sonny and Sharon Guminey
Sonny and Sharon Guminey Feb 24 2015 12:00 AM
Larry; God saw you getting tired and a cure was not to be. So He put His arms around you and whispered "Come to me. A willing heart stopped beating, hardworking hands at rest. God broke our hearts to prove to us, He only takes the best. There is a silence, a quiet sadness, a longing for one more day, one more word, one more touch. But we begin to remember not just that you died, but that you lived. And that your life gave us memories too beautiful to forget. Those we love don't go away, they walk beside us every day, unseen, unheard, but always near, still loved, still missed and very dear. (Excerpts by Anonymous)
Harry Wilkinson Feb 24 2015 12:00 AM