Paul E. Jackson

November 25, 1935 ~ May 29, 2022 (age 86)


Paul E. Jackson, 86, of Wabash, Indiana passed away at 11:37 p.m. on, Sunday, May 29, 2022, at Miller’s Merry Manor East in Wabash, Indiana. He was born to Leonard and Ruth (Reddick) Jackson on November 25, 1935, in Rush County, Indiana.

Paul was a 1953 graduate of Carthage High School. He received his undergraduate degree from Purdue University and his master’s degree from Ball State University. He married Janet E. Jarrett on July 4, 1961. He worked at MSD of Wabash County as a Jr. High Industrial Arts teacher. He was a member of Bachelor Creek Church of Christ. He was a Boy Scout Leader, then on an adult level. He was also a member of the Old Boys Engine Club, Life member of the National Education Association and the Tri-State Engine and Tractor Association. He was a member of the Indiana Teachers Association and Retired Teachers of Indiana.

Paul is survived by his wife, Janet of Wabash, Indiana; two sons, Phillip E. (Laura) Jackson of Waynesburg, Ohio, Patrick E. (Patricia) Jackson of Huntington, Indiana; two daughters, Phyllis E. (John) Wynk of Marion, Indiana, Polly E. (Todd) Hite of Greenwood, Indiana; one sister, Maryln (Victor) Kerlin of Indianapolis, Indiana; 12 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.

Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, 2022, at Bachelor Creek Church of Christ 2147 IN-15, Wabash, Indiana 46992 with Pastor Ryan Keim officiating. Burial will follow at Gardens of Memory Cemetery in Huntington County, Indiana.

Visitation for family and friends will be 4-7 p.m. on Friday, June 3, 2022, at McDonald Funeral Homes 231 Falls Ave. Wabash, Indiana 46992.

Preferred memorials are to be directed to Purdue Cancer Research in care of McDonald Funeral Homes.

McDonald Funeral Homes, Wabash Chapel, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992, have been trusted with Paul Jackson’s final arrangements.

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June 3, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Wabash Chapel
231 Falls Avenue
Wabash, IN 46992

Funeral Service
June 4, 2022

2:00 PM
Bachelor Creek Church of Christ
2147 N. State Road 15
Wabash, Indiana 46992

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