David C. Jackson, 44, of North Fairfield died early Thursday morning, April 1, 2010, in Fisher-Titus Medical Center.
He was born July 17, 1965, in Durham, N.C. Dave was a 1983 graduate of South Central High School and EHOVE Joint Vocational School. He was a member of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church and was a veteran of the U.S. Army, 82nd Airborne Division serving with the Norwalk National Guard. Dave was also a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and served in Iraq. He retired in 2007 with 21 years of military service. He was a member of North Fairfield American Legion Post 706 and Norwalk Bronson Conservation Club. Dave was employed by the State of Ohio, Castalia Turnpike Center and was a former employee of Erie Supply Company and Mike Hohler Plumbing Company. He enjoyed antiquing, camping and cookouts with family and friends. It was Dave's concern for his fellow man that he chose to be an organ and tissue donor.
He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Sharon A. (Ott) Jackson of North Fairfield; daughter, Rachel L. Jackson of North Fairfield; sons, Jon P. Jackson of Norwalk and James D. "Jim" Jackson serving with the U.S. Air Force at F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo. Dave is also survived by his parents, James R. and Linda L. (Walls) Jackson of North Fairfield; sisters, Cammy Daniel of Monroeville, and Eileen M. Jackson of Norwalk; mother and father-in-law, Paul and Evelyn Ott of North Fairfield; brothers and sisters-in-law, Joe and Kathy Ott of Norwalk, Jim and Rosemarie Ott of Norwalk and Dan and Wendy Ott of North Fairfield,; and nieces and nephews, Holly Daniel, Sarah Hasselbach, Bradley Hasselbach, Kelly Hasselbach, Richard Ott, Haley Ott, Bridget Ott, Danny Strecker, and Trisha and Carol Dougherty.
Friends may call 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. Monday in Walker Funeral Home, 98 W. Main St., Norwalk. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, Settlement Road, Norwalk; the Rev. Bill Pifher will officiate. Interment will be in St. Alphonsus Catholic Cemetery with military graveside services being conducted by North Fairfield American Legion Post 706 and Ken Bur Bell Post 706 of Norwalk.
Condolences may be made at edwalkerfuneral-home.com.