Gary Lynn Jackson

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, December 19, 2006

CHINA GROVE – Gary Lynn Jackson, 39, of 203 Bonnie Lane, died Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2006, at Rowan Regional Medical Center in Salisbury. Death was unexpected. & lt;br & gt; & lt;br & gt;Born Aug. 24, 1967, in Iredell County, Mr. Jackson was a son of Jack Jackson of China Grove and Diane Goodman Jackson of Concord. Educated in Kannapolis city schools, he was employed with R.D.H. Tire & amp; Retread in Cleveland for several years. & lt;br & gt; & lt;br & gt;Mr. Jackson attended Westside Church of the Nazarene in Kannapolis and was known as a compassionate person who would often give to folks in need. He was also known for being an avid fisherman and enjoyed sports of the outdoors. & lt;br & gt; & lt;br & gt;He was truly loved and will be truly missed by his family and friends. & lt;br & gt; & lt;br & gt;In addition to his parents, survivors include his wife, Misty Rollings Jackson; daughter Jessica Gainey and husband Christopher of Kannapolis; son Jacob Jackson of China Grove; stepchildren Taylor Brown and Madison Jackson of China Grove; brothers Kenneth Jackson of Kannapolis and Chad Jackson of China Grove; and sister Angela J. McEachern of Concord. & lt;br & gt; & lt;br & gt;Service: 2 p.m. Sunday at Whitley’s Funeral Home Chapel in Kannapolis with the Rev. Charles Savage and the Rev. J.T. Drye officiating. Burial will be at West Lawn Memorial Park in China Grove. & lt;br & gt; & lt;br & gt;Visitation: 7-9 tonight at Whitley’s Funeral Home. At other times, the family will be at the home. & lt;br & gt; & lt;br & gt;Memorials: American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 1131, Fairfax, VA 22038-1131. & lt;br & gt; & lt;br & gt;Online condolences may be made at