David Martin Jackson

January 30, 1938 ‒ August 04, 2015

Marion, Ohio

David Martin Jackson age 77 of Marion, passed away on Tuesday afternoon August 4, 2015 at the Marion General Hospital.

David was born on January 30, 1938 in Marion, the son of the late Edward and Nellie (Holsinger) Jackson. David retired from Conrail Railroad after over 40 years of service.

On June 14, 1959, he was united in marriage to Ruth Ann Compston in Marion.

David adored his family and cherished the times that he was able to take his grandsons fishing. He was a very generous man who would do anything for anyone.

He is survived by his wife Ruth Jackson; children: Tom (Kathy) Jackson, Sandra Jackson and Sabrina (Ron) Haas; 7 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; daughter-in-law Bonita Jackson; brother Edward E. (Gertrude) Jackson; sister-in-law Peggy Jackson and several nieces and nephews.

David is preceded in death by a son Tim Jackson; brother Richard S. Jackson and a sister-in-law Linda Jackson.

Visitation will be held on Saturday August 8, 2015 at the Gunder/Hall & Snyder Funeral Home, 347 West Center Street, Marion, from 2PM to 4PM; Burial will be held privately at a later date.

If so desired, donations may be made to the Calvary Bible Baptist Church.

The Gunder/Hall & Snyder Funeral Home is honored to be serving David’s family and condolences may be expressed at www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com