Sunday, September 26, 2010

William M. Jackson

Wellsville, NY - William Merle "Bill" Jackson Jr., 78, of 4192A Bolivar Road died on Saturday, September, 25, 2010 at the Wellsville Manor Care Center. He was born June 25, 1932 in Scio the son of William "Merle" and Gladys (Ost) Jackson. In 1974 he married Angie Marie Burrows who predeceased him in April of 1988.

Bill was a veteran of the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a self employed general contractor locally and in Rochester. He enjoyed working on cars and tinkering. He enjoyed boxing while in the Army and continued to follow boxing for many years.

He is survived by two sons, Ken Shelley of Fillmore and Paul (Jill) Jackson of Stow, Ohio, three stepchildren, David Shelley of Andover, Teresa Shelley of Fillmore and Linda (John) Gibney of Whitesville, nine grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, one brother, Les Jackson of Scio, four sisters, Midge (Bud) Smith of Scio, Hazel Jones of Bolivar, Phyllis (Bill) Jones of Auburn, KY and Louise Schrlau of Wellsville as well as several nieces & nephews. He was predeceased in addition to his wife by two brothers, Danny and Gene Jackson, a granddaughter, Nikki Jo Shelley a sister-in-law, Mary Lou Jackson and a brother-in-law, Elmer Jones.

Friends are invited to call on Wednesday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc. in Wellsville. The funeral will be Thursday, September 30th at 11:00 am in the funeral home with Rev. Lewis Mericle presiding. Burial will be in Yorks Corners Cemetery. Memorial donations are suggested to any charity of the donor's choice. To leave online condolences, please visit

No comments:

Post a Comment