Charles E. Jackson

Aug 2 1939
May 28 2024
84 Years
Highland Twp.

Charles E. Jackson, 84, of Highland Township, Chester County, passed away on Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at the Christiana Hospital of Newark, Delaware. He was the husband of the late Janet Starkey Jackson who died in 2019. They shared 49 years of marriage. Born in Coatesville, he was the son of the late John A. Jackson and Pearl E. Keen Jackson.

Charlie was an area resident all his life and a 1957 graduate of the Octorara High School which was the first graduating class at Octorara.

He worked on the family farm until his father’s retirement in 1968. He was employed most of his life as a carpenter in the construction business. He loved building things, including his own home, a few small boats, furniture pieces and helping family and friends with their own projects.

He is survived by two sons; Andrew S. Jackson of West Grove, PA and Jeffrey C. Jackson and companion, Ana Santiago of Wilmington, Delaware, one grandson, Brayden J. Jackson, and two nieces Susan Smith of Cochranville and Elaine Russell of Lancaster. He was preceded in death by one sister Dorothy E. Jackson.

Friends and family are invited to A Celebration of Life at his former residence on Saturday June 22 between 2:00pm and 6:00pm. For any questions email [email protected]

Arrangements have been entrusted to Wilde Funeral Home of Parkesburg.  Online condolences can be posted at

Service Date: 
Jun 22 2024 - 2:00pm
Service Location: 
Email Andy for location


My sincere condolences to Andy and Jeff. Charlie and Janet raised two wonderful sons and I am so proud of your dedication and love to each of them in their final days and throughout life.

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Uncle charles you have now gained your wings to be with your beloved and reunited with Aunt Janet. You will be missed dearly but you wouldn't want us to be in sorrow you would want us to to rejoice cause you have lived a great life. God has definately gained a angel and I know you will be up at the gates building things like always

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To the Family of Charles my deepest sympathy to you all.  Remembering the times over on the hill sledding with you, Susan and Elaine.  Oh those were the days.💕💕

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