On Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, Jesse Arnold “Skip” Jackson, loving husband and father, passed away at age 70.
Jesse was born March 4, 1950, in Pinehurst to the late Rev. J.M. and Deprue Jackson. A golf enthusiast and chess wizard, he was always up for a good game or ready to take a road trip to see his family. He found his greatest joy in spending time with his many grandchildren.
Jesse was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Mary Cowan; and his brother, Michael Jackson.
He is survived by his wife, Cheryl; his sisters, Sarah, Helen and Wanda; his children, grandchildren and great-grandchild, Leah (Shaun): Wazeer, Syeed and Najwa; Anya: Maya and Tiaya; Jessica (Willie): Morea and Willie; Jesse “JD”: Saliah, Jayla and Nilaya; Quannah (Lonnie): Nathaniel; Deborah, Sherard and Jordan; Mary (Tony): Brooke and Valerie; several nieces and nephews and a host of other family, friends and classmates.
Interment will be private at St. Paul’s Catholic Church.