Ivan Ray Jackson


GLENMOR — Ivan Ray Jackson, 80, of Cannons Mill Road died at 10:20 a.m. Monday, May 20, 2019 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Youngstown following a lengthy illness.

Born June 26, 1938 in East Liverpool, he was a son of the late Earl and Iva Josephine “Josie” Ward Jackson.

He spent his lifetime in this area, retiring from the CCCTC / Columbiana County JVS as a custodian. Prior to that he had also worked for Adamson Tank in East Palestine and for the St. Clair Township Street Department.

A veteran of the United States Air Force and later the Air Force Reserves, he was a member of the East Liverpool High School Class of 1957.

His wife, Lynne Christen Jackson, whom he married Jan. 29, 1990, survives at home. There are two daughters, Cindy Lee Jackson of Guy, Ark., and Joy Lynne Gillespie of Glenmoor; and one son, Matthew John Jackson at home. There are four grandsons.

He is also survived by one sister, Sondra Walker of West Point.

Friends may visit the family on Friday from 2: to 4 and from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Dawson Funeral Home in East Liverpool. The Rev. Dr. Vel Vais of the Glenmoor Presbyterian Church will officiate a funeral service at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Columbiana County Memorial Park.

Immediately following the service family and friends will gather at the Dawson Family Center.

View Mr. Jackson’s memorial webpage and send condolences online at: www.dawsonfuneralhome.com,