William "Bill" Moore Jackson
April 10, 1943 - July 22, 2018
Born in Alachua, FL
Resided in Durham, NC
Saturday July 28, 2018, 11:00 AM
St. Mark's Episcopal Church
422 N. Main St.
Roxboro, NC 27573
William "Bill" Moore Jackson, 75, formally of Tryon, NC died Sunday, July 22, 2018. He was born in Gainsville, Florida on April 10, 1943 to the late Rev. W.H.R. Jackson and Vertie Moore Jackson. In addition, Mr. Jackson was preceded in death by his brother, Harry Ross Jackson. He grew up in Raleigh where his father, an Episcopalian Minister, was a Chaplin at Central Prison. Bill graduated from Brougton High School and went on to attend art school in Atlanta and at Pfeiffer College, earning a Bachelor in Fine Arts. Later, Bill moved to Tryon, an arts and crafts community nestled in the mountains south of Asheville. There, he met and married his beloved late wife, Jan Ashmore Jackson, who was also an artist-a potter. Bill worked as a commercial artist and designed patterns for furniture upholstery.
Surviving are many nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, cousins, in-laws, and friends.
Memorial services will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, July 28, 2018 at St. Mark's Episcopal Church with the Rev. Dr. Jeanine Driscoll and Rev. Helen Svoboda-Barber. The burial will be private.
The family would like to give a special thanks to his caregivers, Laura Beth McFalls and Danielle Belcher for the final years of his life.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Thermal Belt Habitat for Humanity, P.O. Box 626, Tryon, NC 28782.