Terry Eugene Jackson, 56 of the Green Hill community in Drew County, passed away on September 9, 2014 at his home.
He was a retired boilermaker and attended Green Hill Baptist Church where he loved church singing.
Mr. Jackson loved NASCAR and was a Mason. He was an active member of Eureka Lodge #40 in Monticello and often visited other lodges so he could meet other “lodge brothers” throughout the nation. He was never a stranger to anyone and always received blessings by meeting new people.
Mr. Jackson was known as “Do”” in the motorcycle world. He was always there to help anyone in need. “Doc” was a Charter Member of the Free Born Chapter of the Widows Sons, an organization that introduces Freemasonry to the public as well as the motorcycle community. The Widows Sons is a worldwide Masonic Motorcycle Organization which, among other things, provides relief to the widows and orphans of our Masonic brethren. They help promote Masonic awareness to the public and the Motorcycle community while participating in many public charity events.
Mr. Jackson was a true freedom fighter and believed in belonging organizations which help protect our freedoms. He was a long time member of Arkansas Bikers Aiming Toward Education (ABATE District 18) and held several offices, including president, vice president and road captain for the Southeast Arkansas District. He was a previous recipient of the State Ray Gowen award and D-18 Member of the Year award. He was a founding member of Ride Free Arkansas PAC and a ten year member of the Motorcycle Riders Foundation (MRF). He dearly loved his ABATE Family.
Mr. Jackson was born on October 15, 1957 in Warren, Ohio and was the son of Viola Blanche Fowler Jackson of Green Hill and the late Jesse Guy Jackson.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his two sons, Terry and Jeffery Jackson.
Survivors include a daughter, Brittany Jackson of Green Hill; his mother, Viola Jackson of Green Hill; two brothers, Jesse “Jay” Jackson and family of Houston, Texas and Danny Jackson and family of Magnolia, Texas; three sisters, Sharon Mattson and family of Phoenix, Arizona, Judy Morgan and family of Pinehurst, Texas and Pauline Copelan and family of Pinehurst, Texas.
Visitation is September 12 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Stephenson Dearman Funeral Home in Monticello.
A funeral service will be held on September 13 at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at the Green Hill Cemetery on Greenhill Road in Drew County.
Memorials may be made to Arkansas Children’s Hospital, 800 Marshall St. Slot 661, Little Rock, AR 72202.