David Allen JacksonOctober 21, 1953 ~ January 6, 2018 (age 64)
David Allen Jackson, 64, of 2624 Wire Rd, St. George, SC passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2018.
He was born on October 21, 1953 in Orangeburg, SC, the son of the late George F. And Lyl Verna S. Jackson. David was a 1971 graduate of St. George High School and a 1976 graduate of Charleston Naval Shipyard Electronics Mechanic class. He worked 12 1/12 years at the shipyard and then transferred to NAVELEXCEN Charleston where he worked for the next 23 ½ years serving in positions of project technician, branch supervisor for submarine communications and retiring in November 2008 as the alteration installation program manager, culminating a total of 36 years of federal service. He went on to work for Scientific Research Corp for 8 years as a program manager until he became too ill to work.
David was predeceased in death by his parents, two brothers, George W. “Billy” and James M. “Donald” Jackson of St. George and one sister, Ethel J. Sweatman, Grover.
He is survived by his daughter, Shannon C. Leviner of St. George and his son, Shaun D. Jackson, Abilene, TX, 8 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He is also survived by his devoted and much cherished best friend, Sandra Crosby of Walterboro, SC.
Funeral Service will be 11:00 A.M. Thursday January 11, 2018 in the Grover United Methodist Church with Reverends Shannon Bullion and David Fields officiating. Burial will follow in the Murray Cemetery. Pallbearers will be David Bednarczyk, Bobby Tuttle, Dave Freeman, Joe Manzi, Steve Lambrecht and Mark Rickett. Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Wednesday at Bryant Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hollings Cancer Center at MUSC, 86 Jonathan Lucas Street, Charleston, SC 29425.
Online condolences may be made at bryantfuneral.info.