A Memorial and Celebration of life for Mr. Andrew Jackson Jr. will be held 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 23, 2019, at Love Grove Freewill Baptist Church Jackson Hamlet, North Carolina. Services are entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home of Southern Pines.
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16 KJV
Mr. Andrew Jackson Jr. the son of the late Nora and Andrew Jackson was born on April 9, 1945, in Southern Pines, NC. He departed this life on March 14, 2019, at his residences in Jackson Hamlet, NC.
Mr. Jackson married his school sweetheart, Evangelist Aggie Jackson in 1967. They have been married for fifty-two years. To this union was born six children. He graduated from Burkley High School in Aberdeen, NC. Andrew joined the United States Army and later worked for Curtis Wright as a machine operator. In 1983 he moved his family to Jackson Hamlet where he became a security guard for Gulistan Carpet and later retired.
He was proceeded in death by his son the Johnny Jackson.
He leaves to cherish his memories: his wife, Evangelist Aggie Jackson of the home; five children, Cathy Thomas of North Wales, PA, Mary Ann (Tony) Cooper of Charlotte, NC, Darlene (Sean) Jackson of Philadelphia, Angela (Andre) Caldwell of West End, NC, and Jermaine Jackson of Washington, DC; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sister, Lanore McRae of Washington, DC; two sisters-in-law, Emma McLeod of Laurinburg, NC, and Annie Smith of Charlotte, NC; two brothers-in-law, Roosevelt Thomas and Jackie Thomas both of Pennsylvania; and a host of other relatives and friends.