William Jackson

William E. Jackson

Monday, May 21st, 1951 - Tuesday, August 25th, 2020
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William (Bill) Jackson, beloved father of William and Aaron, son of the late Russell D. and Geraldine Campbell Jackson was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on May 21, 1951. After a brief illness, Bill transitioned from this life to eternal rest on Tuesday, August 25, 2020.

Bill was educated in the Pittsburgh Public School System and graduated from Dilworth Elementary and Peabody High School. Upon graduation, he was employed at Pennley Park Apartments and then the Negley House Care Center. After more than 30 years of service with the Pittsburgh Public School System, he retired as a supervising custodian at Dilworth School.

Bill was raised in St. James AME Church. In his early years, he attended Sunday School and served as an Altar Boy. As an adult he was elected a trustee and served as the caretaker of the church. Bill always had a special talent along with skilled training for all kinds of building repairs, maintenance of furnaces and air conditioning systems.

Bill was an avid sports fan. He would record all of the Steelers, Pirates and Penguin games to review and critique during off season. In the family her was called Mr. Football. If it was black and gold, he wore it!

He leaves with fondest memories: two children, William and Aaron, daughter in law Erin, two sisters, Barbara L. Young of Fayetteville, NC, Marsha J. Washington of Pittsburgh PA, one brother Carleton E. Jackson of Waterford MI, 6 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends .
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  • Visitation

    Friday, September 4th, 2020 | 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Friday, September 4th, 2020 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Coston Funeral Homes, Inc.- EL
    Address Not Available
  • Interment

    Friday, September 4th, 2020 |
    Friday, September 4th, 2020
    Homewood Cemetery
    Address Not Available
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15217
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