Obituary and Service Information for Thomas "Tom" S. Jackson, Sr.
|Jackson, Sr., Thomas "Tom" S.|
Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Time: 5:00 pm- 8:00 pm
Mahn Funeral Home, DeSoto, Missouri
Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm
First Baptist Church of DeSoto
Woodlawn Memorial Park, De Soto
First Baptist Church of Desoto
Thomas Stephen “Tom” Jackson, Sr. of DeSoto entered into rest on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at the Hillcrest Care Center in DeSoto at the age of 87 years. Tom was born on March 9, 1932 near Plattin, Missouri the son of the late Frank and Mary Jackson.
He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Tom was a retired dental lab technician, and the former owner and operator of the Jackson Dental Lab in DeSoto. He was member of First Baptist Church of DeSoto where he served as a trustee, a choir member, and as a past music director. In his spare time, he enjoyed playing golf, working outdoors, playing piano, and helping people anyway he could and was often tinkering and fixing things for his family, friends, and neighbors. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife Joan (Keyton) Jackson and three children, Dr. Thomas S. Jackson, Jr., Mildred “Millie” Starwalt, and Cindie Breeze. He was also preceded in death by his brother Bill and his sister Betty. He is survived by five grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and numerous other relatives and many dear friends.