Charles Porter Jackson

April 24, 1944 ~ March 17, 2020 (age 75)


Charles Porter Jackson, 75, of Hawesville went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday March 17, 2020 at Perry County Memorial Hospital. He was born in Hawesville on April 24, 1944 to the late Ernest and Beatrice Craft Jackson . Charlie was a deacon and faithful member of Patesville Baptist Church. His love for Christ, the church, his wife, and family were his most valued treasures. He was a brick mason and former jailor of Hancock County. Charlie was preceded in death by his brothers, Ernest D. Jackson, Freddie Jackson, Earl Jackson, Russell Jackson and Billy Jackson; his sisters, Maxine Goatley, and Ailene Roberts.

Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Elizabeth Jane Gray Jackson. They were married on August 15, 1964. His sister, Georgia Mae. His four sons, Steve Jackson, Johnny (Sally) Jackson,  Billy (Natalie) Jackson, Russell (Peyton) Jackson; Grandchildren, Lara (Joe) Hager, Jake (Sarah) Jackson, Courtney Schroader, Jessica (Jeremy) Owen, Luke (Samantha) Jackson, Vanessa (Seth) Calloway, Erica (Austin) Pulliam, Jonathan (Machaela) Jackson, Cameron Jackson (Papaws buddy), Jenna Jackson, Julia Jackson, Madelyn Jackson, Mallory Jackson, Samuel Trace Jackson and Chris McKinney (Alexandria). 20 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Also, several sisters and brother in laws.

Charlie will be greatly missed by his family and loved ones but there is comfort and peace knowing now that he is walking with the Lord.              

In compliance with health and public safety directives, the funeral arrangements for Mr. Jackson will be private. Burial will be in Clark-Young-Jackson Cemetery.  The family request all donations be made to Patesville Baptist Church in memory of Charlie Jackson.  Online condolences may be left for Charlie’s family at

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Private Services

Patesville Baptist Church
3965 State Route 144 East
Hawesville, KY 42348

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