William F. Jackson of Trevose, PA died on Friday, July 6, 2012, at St. Mary Medical Center, Langhorne. He was 67.
He was the beloved husband of Carol A. Forte Jackson for 43 years.
Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late William F. and Lucille Greenleaf Jackson and brother of the late Thomas Jackson, Linda Creamer, and Jeane VanAken.
Mr. Jackson was a resident of Trevose for the past 41 years. He was a graduate of Father Judge High School in Philadelphia, Class of 1962. Before his retirement in 2006, he was employed for over 30 years as an elevator mechanic with Local #5 International Union of Elevator Constructors. He was a member of Bryn Athyn Marksmen Association. Mr. Jackson was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing. He always enjoyed the special times spent with his grandchildren. He will be sadly missed as a devoted husband, father, grandfather and brother.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his two children, Gregory J. Jackson and his wife, Melissa, of Tonganoxie, KS, Susan M. Welsford and her husband Edward, of Bensalem, PA, and his sister, Marguerite Buckwalter and her husband, Jeff, of Narvon, PA. He is also survived by his eight loving grandchildren; Dylan, Libby, Collin, Evan, Travis, Emma, Riley, and Jake.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewing on Tuesday evening, July 10, 2012, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home, 800 Newtown-Richboro Road (at Holland Road), Richboro, PA 18954. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th. Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104.
Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home
800 Newtown-Richboro Road, Richboro, PA 18954