Edwin Howe Jackson, 82, of Cheraw, died Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, in Columbia.
A memorial service was held for Jackson on Sept. 20 at First Presbyterian Church in Cheraw. A reception was held after the service in the Fellowship Building.
On Sept. 21, following a service at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Greensboro, N.C., his ashes were inurned in the church columbarium.
Born on Feb. 10, 1930, in Gastonia, N.C., he was a son of the late Ennis Newton Jackson and the late Mary Kathleen Howe Jackson. He had two siblings who preceded him in death a brother, Robert Newton Jackson, and a sister, Nancy Elizabeth Jackson, and a wife, Margaret Eleanor Grant.
Jackson graduated in 1949 from Darlington School in Rome, Ga. Jackson entered the U.S. Air Force in 1951 and served in both Korea and occupied Japan at Misawa Air Base. He was honorably discharged in 1953 with the rank of staff sergeant and the Korean Service Medal. He worked for 36 years with Burlington Industries Inc. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church.
Jackson is survived by his wife of 12 years, Ruth Ingram Jackson; his two daughters, Amy Jackson Jaynes (Jay) and Martha Jackson Pineiro (Luis); and his grandsons. He is also survived by four step-children and their families, Miller Sloan Ingram, Jr. (Gail), Terry Ingram Gaillard (Cogburn), Ruth Ingram Sellars (Bruce), and Clayton Baker Ingram (Valerie).
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the McArn Food Bank in Cheraw. Donations can be mailed to First Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 552, Cheraw, SC 29520.