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Kenneth E. JacksonKenneth E. Jackson, 69, of West Baden Springs, Indiana entered into eternal rest on August 25th, 2017 in West Baden Springs, Indiana.
He was born in French Lick, Indiana on December 19th, 1947 to Clellon Jackson and Wilma âBelcherâ Campbell.
Ken married the love of his life Mary Dukeman on April 11th, 1970 and she survives.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Ken was a 1965 graduate of Springs Valley High School and a member of the Hillham Church of Christ in Christian Union.
Ken served in the United States Army in the Vietnam War with the 9th Infantry Division, the Mobile Riverene Force and was honorably discharged at the rank of Sgt.
He retired from INDOT as Survey Operations Manager in the Vincennes District.
Ken is survived by:
Wife Mary Jackson West Baden Springs, Indiana
Mother Wilma Campbell West Baden Springs, Indiana
(1) Daughter Jolie Painter Jasper, Indiana
(2) Brothers Robert Jackson Sulphur Springs, Texas
James Jackson West Baden Springs, Indiana
(1) Sister Dianna Smith Huntingburg, Indiana
(1) Granddaughter Payton Painter Jasper, Indiana
A Funeral Ceremony will be conducted by Pastor Mike Newland at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, August 28th, 2017 at the Brosmer-Kemple Chapel in French Lick, Indiana. Burial will follow in Ames Chapel Cemetery, Paoli, Indiana.
Friends may call Sunday, August 27th, 2017 from 4:00 â 8:00 p.m. and on Monday from 11:00a.m. until the time of service at the Brosmer-Kemple Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Ken to the UC Health Foundation, Attn: Diana Hatfield, Business Manager, 3200 Burnett Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229 or online at uchealth.com/foundation for the UC Cancer Institute.
Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Homes, 9640 W. State Road 56, French Lick, Indiana 47432. Condolences may be made on our Facebook page at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home or at our website â www.brosmer-kemplefuneralhome.com.
I am so sorry for your loss. May the words of our loving heavenly Father bring your family comfort and strength during this most difficult time as He promises to bring our loved ones back to life in a perfect world where there will be no more suffering or death (John 5:28-29 & Revelation 21:4).
Betty Sep 15 2017 12:00 AM
Wilma so sorry for your loss.
Susie Gilbert Aug 30 2017 12:00 AM
Kenny was a great neighbor for my mom and dad for many years, made me feel better with him next door, thanks Kenny, Rest In Peace my friend...
Jeff Elkins Aug 28 2017 12:00 AM
Ken was one of the nicest men I have ever met. While I was growing up in the Hillham Church Ken was always positive, went out of his way to help anyone he could and to give you a pat on the back when something positive was done. He and Mary were always on the southwest corner of the Springs Valley gym during games and you knew you could look up at him for a look of reassurance.
Mary and Jolie, you are in my thoughts and prayers.
Jerry Roach Aug 28 2017 12:00 AM
Ken was a co-worker and I greatly enjoyed working with him. I have the utmost respect for Ken. I am saddened for his family.
Jason Brown Aug 28 2017 12:00 AM
Love, prayers, and sympathy for Ken's family!! Sorry to hear of Ken passing away!!
Elvis and Pamela Nelson Aug 28 2017 12:00 AM
When I think back over the 25+ years of knowing Ken and working with him I remember his dedication to detail in everything he did and he always gave his best in everything he did. He served his country he served his state with distinction and honor, he was almost always the first person in and the last person out. He loved life and people, he was a great story teller, teacher, and most of all a good friend.
This is the day the Lord has made, we will rejoice and be glad in it. Psalm 118:24 (NKJV)
Let his life be an example to those that witnessed his journey. We have all been blessed to have known Ken, he battled cancer head on and may have lost this battle but has won out in being called home to be with his make and live in eternal peace. I pray that that same peace cover the family in this time of need and the days to come. Know that Ken suffers no more and he is being rewarded for his faith and works.
Donald "Mo" Mohid Aug 28 2017 12:00 AM
Kenny was a childhood friend. He will really be missed. He was such a great guy.
Lonnie Ratliff Aug 27 2017 12:00 AM
The Mobile Riverine force Association is sad to hear of the passing of fellow
Brother of the Vietnam War Member Kenneth E. Jackson (B-4 3rd/47th)
Riverine Infantry 9th Infantry Division Vietnam. We send our thoughts and prayers to the family Kenneth was a good Soldier and good man and he will be missed by all his brothers of the Mobile Riverine Force Association.
Army and Navy. May our Brother Kenneth Rest in Peace in Gods Hands.
Albert B. Moore
Albert B/ Moore Aug 27 2017 12:00 AM
Ken your work here is through but you may have to lay out your own space in heaven as its gotten a little crowded lately. Truly a life to be celebrated! Condolences to the family.
Ron Cox Aug 27 2017 12:00 AM