October 11, 1947 - January 17, 2020
Mr. Thurman Randolph Jackson, Sr., age 72, a resident of Pinetown, NC died Friday, January 17, 2020 at Vidant Beaufort Hospital in Washington, NC.
A graveside funeral will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at the Rowland/Wallace Family Cemetery located at 276 Ripp Highway, Pinetown. The service will be officiated by Johnny Barber and Billy Ray Askew. Pallbearers will be his brother-in-law's: Danny Brooks, Randy Brooks and Kenneth Brooks. Nephews: Charles "Anthony" Cooke and Allen Britt. Great nephews: Joshua Britt and Tyler Britt. Honorary pallbearer will be Randy Jackson.
Thurman was born in Martin County on October 11, 1947 son of the late Delwood Eugene Jackson and the late Sally Francis Hardison Jackson. He attended Jamesville High School. On October 10, 1981, he married the former Doris Faye Brooks. Thurman was employed at Weyerhaeuser in Plymouth in forestry before moving inside the mill to work on the paper machines and fiber lines. He retired after forty-three years of service with the company
Thurman was a husband, father, grandfather and a great friend to all who knew him. He dedicated his life to Christ in 2019 and he loved life to it's fullest. Thurman loved to play county league baseball which included playing in Martin and Beaufort Counties in the position of catcher. He also enjoyed working on pulling tractors with his son Randy, building from the bottom to the top and becoming racing champions at times.
Surviving along with his wife, Doris of the home, Thurman and Doris had one baby daughter together who died at birth, Alicia Danielle. Thurman is survived by a son: Thurman "Randy" Jackson, Jr. and his wife Mandy of Pinetown; a daughter: Tina Denise Scott and her husband Jimmy of Hamilton. Four grandchildren: Tiffany Jackson, Blake Jackson and his wife Taren and Jonathan Manseau; step grandchildren: Breanne and her husband Chase, Rebecca Parrish and Lauren Scott; four step grandchildren: Carson Ingalls, Jaxson Parrish, Colton Parrish and Addison Scott; four sisters: Emma Allen, Elsie Pierce, Molly Hardison and Sally Eason. He is survived by his mother-in-law Isabell Brooks, that he loved very much. Thurman said she was his favorite girl. Thurman loved to sit down with all the family to the meals that she prepared. He is also survived by his brother-in-law's, sister-in-law's, nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews that he loved and in return they loved him. Thurman is also survived by Randy and Tina's mother Glenda Scott.
Thurman was preceded in death by a sister, Sara Pierce and a brother Buddy Jackson.
The family will recieve friends at the gravesite and other times at the home 8143 North Boyd Road.
Online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting www.paulfuneralhome.com
Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Jackson family.
Tuesday, January 21
Rowland /Wallace Family Cemetery
276 Ripp Highway
Pinetown, North Carolina 27865