Obituary for Arthur E. Jackson
Salem - Arthur E. Jackson 90, beloved husband of the late Myrtle E. (Nelson) Jackson, died Thursday, August 3, 2017 at home, surrounded by his family.
Born and raised in Lynn, he was the son of the late Arthur E. Sr. and Dorothy (MacQueen) Jackson. He received his education in the Lynn school system. He has been a resident of Salem for over forty years.
An honorably discharged veteran, he served his country during World War II as a member of the United States Army.
Mr. Jackson had been employed as a machinist by trade for over fifty years until the time of his retirement.
A woodworker and craftsman, Mr. Jackson was an accomplished model ship builder which he took great pride in over the years. He was a member of the VFW and D.A.V. in Salem and was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Danvers. A firearms enthusiast, he was a life member of the Danvers Fish and Game Club. Arthur was a loving father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend who will be missed by all who knew him.
Surviving him are two daughters, Doreen M. Jefferson of Salem and Janis E. Jefferson of Danvers, a son, Ron Jefferson of Naples, FL, nine grandchildren, three great grandchildren and his beloved pet Yorkies, Buddy and Peanut.
His Funeral Service will be held at the Campbell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot Street, Beverly, Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday from 4 to 8 P.M. Burial will be in Wenham Cemetery. Contributions may be made in his memory to Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA 01923. Information, directions, condolences at www.campbellfuneral.com .