Biography: E. ALLEN JACKSON
SYLVAN BEACH – E. Allen Jackson, 89, died Friday, April 30, 2021 in Parrish Medical Center, Titusville, Florida, where he had been a patient for the two months,
Born in Shinglehouse, Pennsylvania, on October 11, 1931, he was the son of Ross and Hattie Van Slyke Jackson. A resident of Sylvan Beach for the past sixty years, Al was a graduate of Stockbridge Valley Schools and served with the United States Army during the Korean War era. He married Nanetta Hyland in Stockbridge United Methodist Church on June 27, 1959.Prior to his retirement in 1997, with twenty-three years of service, Al was the superintendent of the Village of Sylvan Beach Department of Public Works and also managed Skateland in the village. He was a life member, with over fifty years of service, with the Sylvan Beach Fire Department, where he served as chief for nineteen years, a fire commissioner and chairman of the fire commissioners, a village trustee for four years, a member of the Oneida County Fire Chiefs Association, a member of the International Order of Odd Fellows, where he also served as District Grand Master, a member of the American Legion, Sylvan Beach Post # 1153, a member and president of the Sylvan Beach Youthful Seniors and was a member of the Vienna United Methodist Church.
Surviving besides his wife, Nanetta, are his two daughters and their husbands, Wanda and Timothy Durant of Sylvan Beach and Gail and Thomas Garrison of Oneida; his two sons, Duane A. Jackson of Verona Beach and Robert R. and his wife, Christine Jackson of Vienna; his eight grandchildren, Roger (Kathryn) Jackson, Lydia Durant, Erin, Anna and Claire Garrison, Raymond [Alberta) Jackson, Millenia Jackson and Robert Jackson; and five great-grandchildren, Ava, Vale, Jenny, Ethan, Elijah and Greyson.
Funeral services will be held 1:30 PM, Saturday (5/22) from the Campbell-Dean Funeral Home, Inc., 260 Main Street, Oneida, with the Reverend Marsha Madore, officiating. Interment will be made in Stockbridge Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home, 11 AM-1:30 PM, Saturday, prior to the service. Contributions, in his memory, may be made to the Sylvan Beach Fire Department, 908 Main Street, Sylvan Beach, NY 13157.
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