Obituary of Anderson Jackson Jr.
“A fight well fought, your course has been completed, your faith was enduring… and now you rest!”
Anderson Jackson Jr., son of the late Anderson Jackson Sr., and Sallie Lue Jackson began his walk with life on November 17, 1947 in Sylvester, Georgia.
Anderson Jackson, Jr. gave his life to Christ at an early age. Anderson graduated J.W. Holley Highschool in 1965 and joined the Navy. Petty officer Jackson was a data processor aboard the USS Sierra during the Vietnam war. He was the recipient of the National Defense Service Medal and after serving his country for six years received an honorable discharge in 1971.
While still serving his country, in 1967 Petty Officer Jackson met the love of his life, Mary Elizabeth Daniels and they were married on March 29, 1969. Unto this union five children were born.
Anderson earned bachelor degrees in Urban Studies and Public Policies and Cyber Security from St. Peter’s University in Jersey City, NJ. Anderson was drawn to the mechanics of computer operations. After his service in the Navy he used his computer skills as an IT specialist at Lockheed Martin for twenty years. He was also a program analyst at AT&T and was a consultant at Plainfield Municipal Utilities Authority. After these corporate adventures he started his own consulting business affectionly titled A & M (Anderson and Mary) Computer Consulting Services.
His hobbies included collecting watches, antique cars,and building computers.
Anderson’s two brothers L.J. Jackson and Ulysses Jackson preceded him in death. He leaves to cherish his memory:
His loving wife of fifty-two years, his five children and eleven grandchildren(listed under his legacy); two beloved sisters, Fannie Donaldson and Ola Jackson both of Plainfield NJ; one beloved brother Archie(Susan)Jackson of NJ; two brothers-in-law James E.(Martha)Daniels of Brown Deer WI and Eddie W. (Ruby)Daniels of Langhorne PA; one sister-in-law Yvette(Rudolph)Daniels Jessup of Pinnacle NC and a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, cousins and friendsTo send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Anderson Jackson Jr., please visit Tribute Store