Funeral services for Charles Elmer Jackson, 88, of Brownwood, will be held at 10 a.m., Monday. Aug. 1, 2016 in the Austin Avenue Church of Christ with J. Tom Washburn officiating. Interment will follow at 3 p.m. in the Restland Cemetery in Gatesville. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Heartland Funeral Home.
Mr. Jackson passed away Friday, July 29, 2016 in Brownwood.
Charles Elmer was born Aug. 29, 1927 at Straw’s Mill in Coryell County to Elmer Pharm and Ollie Belle Cole Jackson. On May 3, 1947, he married Wilda Whisenhunt in Hamilton. They owned and operated Roysales Company, which produced and sold music for 45 years. In 1965 they moved to Brownwood and was a member of Austin Avenue Church of Christ.
Survivors include his wife of 69 years, Wilda Jackson of Brownwood; three sons, Roy Jackson of Brownwood, Clois Jackson of Brownwood, and Michael Jackson and wife Lori of Brownwood; daughter-in-law, Sunji Lee Garcia of San Antonio; grandchildren, Kimberly Van Meter and husband Todd of Lakeland, Fla., Robert, Matthew and David Jackson of Gatesville; and by numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Elmer Lee Jackson; and two sisters, Osha Lee Dyer and Shena Lawrence.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.heartlandfuneralhome.net.