Mr. Paul Alton Jackson, 81, of Whiteville, passed Friday, October 9, 2020 at Liberty Commons. He was born April 25, 1939 in Rutherford County, NC the son of the late Howard Curtis Jackson and Lizzie Bradley Jackson.
Mr. Jackson was employed with Carolina Telephone & Telegraph Company and Sprint for his entire career. He served in the United States Army. Paul enjoyed woodworking and making gifts for his friends and family. He was an avid supporter of Youth Baseball throughout Columbus County. He was a member of the Whiteville Optimist Club and the Whiteville High School Diamond Club.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Judith Capps Jackson; parents; brothers, Bobby Jackson and wife, Frances, Bill Jackson and wife, Carolyn; sister, Glenda Jackson; brother-in-law, Robert Henry Williamson.
He is survived by his daughter, Stephanie Bagwell and husband, Andy of Cary, NC; son, Jason Jackson and wife, Christy of Morrisville, NC; four grandchildren, Abigail and Stewart Bagwell, Hailey and Alexis Jackson; sister, Doris Williamson of High Point, NC.
Memorials may be made to:
WHS Diamond Club – make checks payable to Wolfpack Diamond Club
Attn: Paul Jackson Memorial
5097 James B. White Highway, Whiteville, NC 28472
American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (https://www2.heart.org/)
PO Box 840692 Dallas, TX 75284-0692
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