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Thomas Preston Jackson, age 64, of Salisbury, died on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. Born in Richlands, VA on August 19, 1952 he was the son of the late William Gillespie Jackson and Betty Patteson Jackson.
He was a 1970 graduate of Richlands High School. Following graduation he attended Elon College where he earned his Bachelors of Science degree in Chemistry. Tom began work with Max Ward Delmar Studios as a Photographer. He continued in photography and sales with Lifetouch National School Studios until his retirement in 2015 after 36 years of service.
Tom enjoyed spending time outdoors; hunting, fishing with 'the boys', golfing and boating. He loved spending time with his family especially at the 'Bay House' and on countless Jackson Family beach trips. He was a member of the Green Hill Yacht and Country Club.
Tom is survived by his wife of 35 years, Susan Crickmer Jackson of Salisbury; a son, Thomas Preston Jackson, II of Salisbury; a brother, William Gillespie Jackson, Jr. and his wife Rita of Powhatan, VA; two sisters, Ann J. Hyde and her husband Kevin of Powhatan, VA and Cindi J. Lowe and her husband Crockett of Tazewell, VA. He is also survived by very loving nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Holloway Funeral Home, Salisbury. A visitation will be held on Friday, May 12, 2017 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM as well as one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Parsons Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, 6 Herndon Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21403 or the charity of your choice.
Arrangements are in the care of Holloway Funeral Home, P.A., 501 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury, MD 21804. To send condolences to the family, please visit www.hollowayfh.com.
Published on May 9, 2017
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