COLUMBIANA - Darrel L. Jackson Jr., 64, of Columbiana, passed away at Specialty Select Hospital in Boardman, Ohio, on November 25, 2022. Born in Salem, Ohio, on April 28, 1958, to Darrel L. Jackson Sr. and Olive Katherine (Cannon) Nicholson. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who will be dearly missed by his family and friends.
He graduated from Lisbon David Anderson High School in 1977. After graduating high school, he spent 33 years working for Columbiana Foundry as an Overhead Crane Operator.
Through the years, he enjoyed roller skating, playing golf, and testing his luck at the game of Texas Hold'em Poker. He was a die-hard fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Darrel coached youth softball for several years and had the opportunity to coach each one of his daughters.
He was a life-long member of the Eagles and served for a period of time as President, and Deputy State President.
Darrel loved playing the drums and he enjoyed sharing his love for music with his family. He played for Country Sound Express and the Pure Gold Band for many years.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Anna Marie (Harrington) Jackson whom he married July 19, 1980; his four daughters: Brandi & her husband Terry Richards, Crystal & her husband Jerry Hostetter, Tracy Reeder & her fiancé David McElhaney, and Marybeth & her husband George Bosworth; ten grandchildren: Brandon Jackson & his fiancé Autumn Davis, Josh Reeder, Breanna Jackson, George Bosworth, Destiny Bosworth, Reece Bosworth, Kamryn Hostetter, Caleb Hostetter, Davey McElhaney, and Gabby McElhaney; three siblings: James Jackson, Catherine & her husband John Hinton, and Michelle Nicholson; and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and sisters Darla Kay Jackson, and Wanda Jean & her husband Jack Grimes.
Celebration of life services will be held in the Fellowship Hall of the First United Methodist Church at 114 E Washington St, Lisbon, OH 44432 on Saturday, December 3, 2022, from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
The family has entrusted Seederly-Mong & Beck Funeral Home in Columbiana, Ohio with the arrangements for their loved one.
Family and friends are invited to visit www.seederly-mongandbeck.com to sign the guestbook or send private condolences.