Harold Ray Jackson, 90, of Symsonia died at 12:41 p.m. Monday, October 14, 2013, at Baptist Health Paducah.
Mr. Jackson was a retired mechanic at Modine Manufacturing Company, a member of Symsonia United Methodist Church, a Kentucky Colonel, and was a veteran of the Army during WWII.
He is survived by his son, Tyron Ray Jackson and wife Sheila of Symsonia; brother-in-law, H.L. Frizzell and wife Barbara of Symsonia; two sisters, Helen Thompson of Symsonia, Joy Cope of Reidland; three grandchildren, Michael Vasseur and wife Heather of Palm Coast, FL., Kevin Ray Jackson and wife Cheryl of Symsonia and Marci Warren and husband Gary of Symsonia; four great-grandchildren, Clayton Warren, Timmy Vasseur, Allie Vasseur, Cailey Warren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary (Frizzell) Jackson; daughter, Cozette Jackson Vasseur; granddaughter, Misty Vasseur Lee; three sisters, Eva Jackson, Jane (Henson) Phipps, Segal Whitis; and his parents, Franklin Gard Jackson and Lottie Jackson Brookshire.
Funeral services will be held at 11 A.M. Thursday, October 17, 2013, at Hughes Funeral Home of Paducah with the Rev. Ronnie Cunningham and the Rev. Jimmy Franks officiating. Burial will follow at Clarks Rivers Cemetery of Symsonia with Military Honors.
Visitation will be held from 5 P.M. until 8 P.M. Wednesday, October 16, 2013, at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations made to: Clarks River Cemetery, Attn: Stuart Bell, 12457 St. Rt. 131, Symsonia, KY 42082.
You may leave a message of sympathy or light a memorial candle at www.hughesfuneral.com.