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Edward "Pastor Ed" Jackson Obituary - Hill Funeral Home

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Family will welcome friends Wednesday, March 21 at Hill Funeral Home, 220 S. State St., Westerville from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Family and friends will celebrate Ed's life at Grace Church, 7600 Liberty Rd. North, Powell, OH at 11:00 a.m. Thursday March 22, 2018. Interment will be at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. With Ed's heart for church planting, his family requests in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to Vision USA, Grace Church Powell, or on line at visionusa.org .

Another of the Greatest Generation has passed. Every one of us who served looked up to men like Ed Jackson, who fought and won WWII. What a legacy they have provided to me and the men and women serving today. A shining example of duty, character, integrity ,and honor.

Martin Pickens

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Obituary for Edward "Pastor Ed" Jackson

Edward "Pastor Ed" Jackson 1925-2018

Edward "Pastor Ed" Jackson

10/10/1925 - 03/16/2018

Edward "Pastor Ed" Jackson, age 92 of Westerville, was promoted to glory Friday, March 16, 2018. Hi joins his wife Polly and son Jim. He is survived by daughter Jill (Terry) Barr; daughter-in-law Sheryl Jackson; granddaughter Jill (Rick) Wulf; great grandchildren Lily and Caleb Wulf: sister-in-law Carol (Richard) Rufener; brother-in-law Dallas Haulk; nephew Randy (Judy) Haulk; niece Bethany (Michael) Russo. Ed served in the Marines during World War II. In 1948 he joined the Ohio State Highway Patrol attaining the rank of lieutenant. After 22 years he left the "troops" to go into fulltime Christian ministry, which spanned more than four decades. Pastor Ed served churches in Kenai, AK; Orlando FL; North Pole, AK; Findlay OH and then to Winona Lake IN serving in home missions of the Grace Brethren Churches. He continued his ministry as missions pastor at Grace Polaris and Grace Church, Powell, during which time he made several trips to the Central African Republic.