James Michael Jackson, 64, of Parkersburg passed away Nov. 20, 2010, at his residence.
He was born May 23, 1946, in Parkersburg, a son of the late Dean T. and Grace Mayfield Jackson.
An active member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Mike spent his entire adult career in real estate starting out working for his grandfather and father's firm in Parkersburg (Jackson Realty). In 1979 he moved to St. Petersburg, Fla., and joined his brother Jon's firm (Gateway Realty), and then later moved back to Parkersburg to join Remax Realty, Properties of the Valley, where he worked until his passing.
Mike is survived by his brothers, Steve Jackson of Vienna, Rod Jackson of Bradenton, Fla., and Tom Jackson of Columbia, S.C.; his nephews, Robbie, Stevie, Rayan and Ben Jackson; nieces, Cheryl Ferriolo, Jane Sutton, Laura Murphy, Sarah Somers and Christy Rivers; as well as several great-nephews and great-nieces.
In addition to his parents, Mike was preceded in death by one brother, Jon Dean Jackson; and a sister-in-law, Susie Lincicome Jackson.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. Friday at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, 400 Green St., Parkersburg.
Mike's Pallbearers will be his nephews and great-nephews. Honorary Pallbearers will be members of his coffee club.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Mike's honor.