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109 West Avenue
Rochester, NY 14611
Phone: (585) 436-7730
Fax: (585) 436-6778
James Jackson

James E. "Papa Jack" Jackson

Saturday, February 27th, 1937 - Monday, March 4th, 2019
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JAMES EMMANUEL JACKSON was born February 27, 1937 in Bainbridge, Georgia, to the late Jonnie Elizabeth Jackson and James Emmanuel Jackson. He spent most of his early years in Bainbridge, where began a family.

He later relocated to Rochester, New York where he met and married Annie Jean Lippitt, who would later become Annie Jean Jackson. Better known as "Buddy" or "Papa Jack", James was well known as someone who would bring light to any room. He was charismatic and had a way with words that would tend to stick with you.
His two favorite past times were fishing and spending time outside in his garden. He truly had a green thumb. ln Rochester, James was employed at The Genesee Brewery for many years and later retired from Valeo. He was a faithful member of Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church until his passing,

James is predeceased by: his parents, James Emmanuel and Jonnie Elizabeth Jackson, and son, Darius L. Jackson. He departed this life March 4,2019. James leaves to cherish his memory: his loving wife, Annie Jean Jackson; children, Gerald (Marie) Jones, Cassandra (Frankie) Floyd, Johnnie E. Tell, Alexandria (Raymond) G. Gaines, Arthur Lee (Ramona) Bryant, and Chestina (Tony) Moore; sisters, Emma Sue Henry and Dorothy Hutley; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; special friends: William Henry, Aaron Dumas and Artis Rambo, along with a host of other relatives, church family and friends.
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, March 9th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Saturday, March 9th, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church
    1772 Clifford Avenue
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  • Service

    Saturday, March 9th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Saturday, March 9th, 2019 11:00am
    Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church
    1772 Clifford Avenue
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  • Interment

    Riverside Cemetery
    2650 Lake Avenue
    ROCHESTER, NY 14612
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Derrick Cato

Posted at 01:31pm
Sorry for the loss of our good, strong brother James 'buddy' Jackson. Moving on to his greater rewards,he will continue to be loved and missed
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Damatia Blake

Posted at 11:03am
I'm so very sorry for your loss. I send my prayers and condolences to the family. May you find peace, comfort and strength in the upcoming days!

Lydia McDaniel

Posted at 10:39am
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Your AFIMSC Family.
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