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Donald G. Jackson

October 25, 1932 ~ November 13, 2021 (age 89)

Obituary

Oct 25, 1932 - Nov 13, 2021

Donald G. Jackson, 89, of Hollidaysburg, went home to be with his Lord on Saturday following a brief illness.  He was born at home in Duncansville, son of the late George L. and Dorothy (Hoover) Jackson.

Surviving are two daughters: Cathy Anderson (Mike) of Altoona, Robin Bender (Ken) of Hollidaysburg; a son, Joel (Robin) of Hollidaysburg; eight grandchildren: Rebecca Yoder, Jaime Hersh, David Jackson, Tara Appleman, Kylie Anderson, Donald Jackson, Lindsay Pride, Lacey Taylor; 15 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great granddaughters; a sister: Carol Walters of Duncansville.

Don was preceded in death by a daughter, Tracey Hillegas; a grand-daughter, Shari Jackson; six siblings: Shirley Salyards, Philip, Charles, infant Jonathan, Gerald, and Verna Jean Glass.

Don graduated from Hollidaysburg High School in 1951, where he was an undefeated wrestler.  He served as a medic in the US Army from 1953-55 in Alaska.

Don retired from New Enterprise Stone & Lime as a foreman for 40+ years.  He was a member of Carson Valley COB where he formerly taught Sunday School and served as a youth leader.

Don enjoyed wrestling and participating in the Senior Olympics and the old-timers wrestling tournaments.           

Friends will be received from 2-4pm on Wednesday, Nov 17, 2021 at Sorge Funeral Home & Crematory Inc., Hollidaysburg, where a funeral service will immediately follow at 4pm.  Pastors Jonas Hight and Aaron McCarty officiating.  Interment at Mt. Sinai Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to Mt. Sinai Chapel: 2119 Knob Rd. Portage, PA 15946

The funeral service will also be live streamed at www.sorgefuneralhome.com

 

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
November 17, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sorge Funeral Home & Crematory Inc.
422 North Juniata Street
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648

Funeral Service
Wednesday
November 17, 2021

4:00 PM
Sorge Funeral Home & Crematory Inc.
422 North Juniata Street
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648

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