Charles E. Jackson, Sr.

February 05, 1935 ‒ December 07, 2014

Galion, Ohio

Charles E. “Charlie” Jackson, Sr., 79, of Galion died Sunday, December 7, 2014 at Mill Creek Nursing Center in Galion.

Born February 5, 1935 in Swords Creek, Va., he was the son of Fred G. and Dulcie N. (Miller) Jackson. He married Mary E. (Ellis) Jackson on January 29, 1955 and she survives.

Charlie was a graduate of North Robinson High School in 1953 and attended Galion Free Methodist Church. He was a 50 year member of Nevada Lodge Free and Accepted Masons, a member of the Bucyrus Chapter Order of Eastern Star, Eye to Eye Support Group in Marion and State of Ohio Council for the Blind.

He was a general contractor owning and operating the former New Aluminum Products in Galion. Charlie loved to play cards and enjoyed golfing, boating and wood working. He enjoyed being with family and friends. Many knew Charlie for his quick wit and humorous personality.

In addition to his wife he is survived by daughter and son-in-law Melinda Y. and Alan R. Garvin of Galion and son and daughter-in-law Charles E. “Chuck” Jr. and Kristi L. Jackson of Galion; grandsons Jared L. Foos of Mansfield and Daniel E. Garvin of Galion; honorary family Stacey K. and Cheryl A. Plaster of Waldo and their loving children Jessica and Josh; brother Ozro (Barbara) Jackson of Mt. Vernon and sister Betty (Harold) Lloyd of Canton.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by sister Dorothy Belcher.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at Snyder Funeral Home Richardson Davis Chapel, 218 South Market St., Galion, Ohio 44833 where services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 10 with Rev. Paul Walter officiating. Burial will follow at Iberia Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Galion Free Methodist Church in care of the funeral home.

Snyder Funeral Home Richardson Davis Chapel in Galion is honored to serve the family of Charles Jackson, and condolences may be made to them at

  • We are so sorry. Always enjoyed visiting with all of you when we would run into you would be out eating together and Loyd has a lot of memories from the auction days. Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you.

  • Mary, Chuck, Melinda

    My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time. Charlie was a “one of a kind” that always made me laugh. Your lives will be full with all the good memories and laugh’s Charlie provided. He will be in all our thoughts for a long time. Rest In Peace Charlie. You will be missed. Keep the “Popcorn” popping for us till we see you again.

  • Mary and Chuck
    So Sorry for your loss, Charlie was always there with a joke or something else
    funny to say, he always cheered me up when I was down. I enjoyed taking care of him at Millcreek.
    Your memories will never fad you hold on to them as long as you can, that’s what
    keeps us going.
    My thoughts are with you also.

  • Mary, Melinda & Chuck,

    Thoughts & prayers are with you at this time. Hold on to the memories. Take care.

    Debbie (Swisher) & Larry Zellner

  • Chuck & Kristi,

    So sorry to hear of the passing of your father. Sure do have great memories of him growing up on Windfall road. Thoughts & prayers are with you and your family.

    Tina, Curtis, Ashlie Hatcher

  • Chuck, Kristi and family, sorry to hear about the passing of your Dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you guys.

    Pete, Val and the boys

  • We are so sorry for your loss Chuck and Christy and the family . Our prayers are with you at this time . You have our Deepest Sympathy.

  • Chuck & Family, So sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. Was under the weather the past few days so just heard about it when I went into work tonight. 🙁 He was a good person, and will be missed by many. Our Thoughts and Prayers go out to all of you.

  • Chuck & Family, We are so sorry to hear of the passing of your dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Chuck, Kristi and family we are sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • To all of the families of Charles Sr.
    Max and send our love and sympathy to all of you in the loss of your loved one.
    Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers at this time.
    Ruby and Max
    Harlingen, Tx.