Wayne Keith Jackson Sr.


Wayne Keith Jackson Sr., 75, of Avon, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, July 15, 2017.

He was born Feb. 1, 1942, in Indianapolis, to Marquis and Dora (King) Jackson.

Wayne retired from the Indianapolis Newspapers (Gannett).

He was preceded in death by his son, Wayne Keith Jackson Jr.; and brothers, Gary Jackson, Dave Jackson and Jay Jackson.

Wayne is survived by his daughters, Dorene (David) Philpot, of Galveston, Texas, Diane Mary Archer of Avon and Dawn (Greg) Cooper of Mooresville; sisters, Gale Jackson, Lana (Sammy) Stanley, Lori Jackson and Kristy Winner; eight grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and his beloved companion, Sandy Meier.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Forest Lawn Funeral Home, 1977 S. State Road 135, Greenwood. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, also at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Moose Lodge 2079 in Greenwood.

To leave the family online condolences, please visit www.forestlawncemetery-fh.com.