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Douglas D. Jackson

July 10, 1933 - June 21, 2020

U.S. Veteran

A memorial service will be held at Joldersma and Klein Funeral Home once COVID-19 restrictions are eased. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan or Youth for Christ of Southwest Michigan.

Age 86, passed away at his home on Sunday, June 21, 2020. Doug was born in Kalamazoo on July 10, 1933, the son of the late Dale and Irene (Smith) Jackson. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served honorably during the Korean Conflict. Doug was a retiree of the Upjohn Company. He enjoyed spending time with his family and doing genealogy research with his wife. On April 30, 1965, Doug was united in marriage to Violet Rose (Adams) Jackson who preceded him in death on May 27, 2018. He was also preceded in death by his grandson, Adam Brown and brother, Noel Jackson. Doug is survived by his children, Matthew (Sally Smith) Jackson and Kathrine Smith; grandchildren, Alexis and Andrew Brown and Wyatt Smith and brother, Bruce Jackson.