Jeffrey O. Jackson, 61, of Galesburg, died May 16, 2023. Jeff was born August 21, 1961 in Battle Creek to Otto and Betty (Elshire) Jackson. Shortly after graduating high school Jeff served his country honorably in the United States Army. He previously worked at Denso for several years and was currently employed at Kellogg.
Jeff loved being outdoors. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and hiking. He was a life time member of the AMA and rode motorcycles, dirt bikes and especially liked motocross. He was a good man with a kind heart and a gentle soul. He was fairly quiet until he got to know you, then could talk your ear off.
Jeff married the former Theressa Wiley on December 3, 1994 in Galesburg, who survives. He was a proud papa of his three precious dogs, Bebe Louise, Bessie Lou and his “Little Love” Texas Clementine. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services to celebrate Jeff’s life will be 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 24, 2023 at the Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Richland Chapel. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service, starting at 11:30 a.m. Interment with full military honors will be at Fort Custer National Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Humane Society of South Central Michigan. Personal messages for the family may be placed at www.farleyestesdowdle.com.