Friday, March 17, 2017
Visitation: 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Homegoing Celebration: 11:00 a.m.
Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home
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RACINE – Mr. Joe Jackson, 67, passed away at his home on Friday, March 10, 2017.
A lifelong resident of Racine, he was born on July 22, 1949, the son of Eurvee and Lynn (nee: Harris) Jackson. Joe attended Horlick High School.
He retired from AMC/Chrysler in 1988 after 18 years of service. Joe had a passion for Corvettes, jazz, the blues and the Green Bay Packers.
Joe is survived by his daughters, Raquel Jackson, Terrell (Michael) Taylor both of Racine; his grandchildren, Mercedes, Cottrell, Shakira, Nia and Mikey; seven great grandchildren; his mother, Lynn Jackson of Kenosha; his sisters and brothers, Joan Offord (Joe’s twin) of Atlanta, David (Marie) Jackson, Edna Jackson, Michael Jackson all of Racine, Jason (Rosa) Jackson of Jacksonville, FL, LeRoy Jackson of Racine; sister-in-law, Cynthia Jackson and special companion, Patricia Walker of Racine. Joe was preceded in death by his daughter Alexis Jackson; his son Joe Jackson, Jr.; his father, Eurvee Jackson; and his brothers, Eurvee Jackson, Jr., Harold Thomas, Alan Jackson and Steve Jackson.
Family and friends are invited to meet in the Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home on Friday, March 17, 2017 for a visitation from 10-11 a.m. A service celebrating his life and Homegoing will follow at 11:00 a.m. with his cousin, James H. Oates III officiating. A procession to Graceland Cemetery will take place after the service in the funeral home.
Joe’s family extends a heartfelt thank you to Aurora Hospice, the Aurora Cancer Center, Dr. Sana Jeffreys; as well as his cousins, Jerome Harris, James Stills and special friend, Dan Jenkins for all of the care, love and support they provided to Joe and his family.