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Elwood Eugene Jackson, Sr.

Elwood Eugene Jackson, Sr.
  • September 26, 1944 - November 5, 2020
  • Awendaw, South Carolina
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to:
  • Mt. Olivet Holiness Church
    8469 Doar Road
    Awendaw, SC 29429
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to:
  • Wilson Cemetery Fund
    870 Lyon Road
    Awendaw, SC 29429

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“We are so sorry for your loss Linda. Elwood was a wonderful man and well loved in this community. Steve will always be grateful for all of his help...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Steve and Kathie Livingston - SC

“MY HEART IS SHATTERED, KNOWN HIM ALL MY LIFE..ALWAYS KNEW WITHOUT A DOUBT IN MY MIND THAT HE LOVED ME, AND I LOVED HIM...I WILL MISS HIS PHONE CALLS...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: ANN FOWLER - moncks corner, SC

“he was my buddy and always said something to make me laugh, I wwill really miss him. GLORIA ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: Gloria Jennette

“Dear Linda, I am so very sorry. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Our entire family thinks the world of you. You and Elwood were...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Tammy West - John's Island, SC

“Sending my heartfelt condolences to you Aunt Linda, all family and friends. Uncle Elwood will surely be missed by all and he will never be forgotten...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Ryan Blackman - Arlington Heights, IL


Elwood Eugene Jackson, Sr., 76, of Awendaw, South Carolina, husband of Linda Staley Jackson entered into eternal rest Tuesday, November 17, 2020. His graveside service will be held Saturday, November 21, 2020 in the Wilson Cemetery, 761 Wilson Cemetery Road at 2:00 pm. Due to COVID-19, please wear masks and social distance. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Mount Pleasant Chapel.

Elwood was born September 26, 1944 in Awendaw, South Carolina, son of the late Samuel Jackson and the late Sadie Summersett Jackson. As a young man he worked as a commercial fisherman for shrimp, oysters and crabs.
Elwood was a self taught diesel technician and brilliant in his field. His knowledge and skill were part of his reputation as well as having an easy going spirit and patient nature. He owned and operated Coastal Truck and Auto. He went on to work for Superior Diesel and Tri-State Diesel.

He is survived by his wife, 56 years, Linda Jackson of Awendaw, SC; daughter, Tina Naylor; granddaughter, Dottie Seay; great grandchildren, Alex and Riley Seay; two sisters, Joyce Jackson and Florence Megna; and brother, Bruce Jackson. He will also be missed by his large extended family and many close friends. He was preceded in death by two sons, Michael Jackson, and Elwood Eugene Jackson, Jr.; two brothers, Lloyd Jackson and Samuel Jackson and sister Susie Ody.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mt.Olivet Holiness Church, 8469 Doar Road, Awendaw, SC 29429 or Wilson Cemetery Fund, 870 Lyon Road, Awendaw, SC 29429.