Carrol “Bub” Jackson, 88, of Dermott died on December 6, 2016 at McGehee Hospital.
He was Dermott Man of the Year in 1985, the Dermott City Street, Sewer and Water Commissioner for over 25 plus years and a member of the State of Arkansas Waterworks and Pollution Control Board. He was served as president of the Dermott Lions Club, zone chairman, and deputy district governor with perfect attendance for over 25 years. He was a member of Dermott Volunteer Fire Department for over 20 years, a member of the Fireman’s Pension Fund Board, served as an ambulance driver for the City for the Dermott-Chicot Memorial Hospital; a member and Sunday School Teacher for Dermott Baptist Church; bus driver for sporting events for Montrose Academy, also coached T-Ball, and was past president of Dermott Rams Booster Association.
Mr. Jackson was born on July 27, 1928 in Crossett and was the son of the late Jim Jackson and Adell Towles Jackson.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Jackson was preceded in death by two brothers, Coy and Carie Jackson, and two sisters, Freda Matthews, and Orlanda Risher.
He is survived by his wife of 65years, Jean (Copeland) Jackson of Dermott; two daughters, Carole Jean Harper of Hot Springs, and Jill Jackson of Dermott; two grandchildren, Heath Harper (Brooke) and Heather Harper; three great-grandchildren, Finch, Ellis, and Hayes Harper and a host friends.
Visitation will be Thursday, December 8 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Dermott Baptist Church in Dermott. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, December 9 at Dermott Baptist Church with Bro. Steven Tiner and Bro. John Compton officiating. Burial will follow in Dermott City Cemetery in Dermott, Arkansas under the direction of Bishop-King Funeral Home of Lake Village.
Memorials may be made to: St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or Trafalgar Cemetery, 859 Ashley 105, Montrose, AR 71658.