Jackson H. Young

August 12, 1955 - October 23, 2021
Jackson H. Young

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Jackson Hendrix Young, age 66 of Wilmington passed away Saturday, October 23, 2021.

He was born in Wilmington on August 12, 1955 to the late George Madison Young and Eunice Wolfe Young. Preceded in death by a brother, Charles Madison Young.

Jackson was a graduate of New Hanover High School and worked for Invista and predecessor companies for 45 years. He was a member of Wrightsboro Baptist Church. Known for his pleasant demeanor, “Jack” always had a smile on his face. In his leisure time he enjoyed raising and caring for his chickens and shared eggs with his neighbors and friends, collected coins and old bottles and enjoyed all music, going to live concerts, especially Country and Classic Rock.

Jackson is survived by his wife, Judy Miller Young; one son, W. Gregory Young (Jodi) of North Myrtle Beach, and one daughter, Jackie Buckley (Brandon) of Apollo Beach, FL; grandchildren, Camden Young, Vincent Buckley and ALexander Buckley; one brother George Dorian Young and two sisters, Carolyn Willis and Carmen Young; along with nieces, nephews, and other extended family members.

The family will see friends from 11 am to 1 pm Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel – 1535 South 41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403

Funeral services will be held at 2 pm Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at the graveside in Prospect Cemetery, Prospect Cemetery Road – intersection of Market St. and Military Cutoff Road, led by Rev. Stuart Lewis.

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  • October 25, 2021
    John & Beverly Furr lit a candle:
    Lit since October 25, 2021 at 10:29:00 PM

  • October 26, 2021
    raymond fowler says:
    My condolences to Jackie's family. I grew up with Jackie at East Wilmington Baptist Church. Knew the whole family. .Good people .. Loved the Lord first and family above all other worldly things.. Good parents make Good Children.

  • October 26, 2021
    Jesse B. Phillips says:
    I want to express my deepest condolences and sympathies to Jackie Sue, Judy, Greg, Carolyn, the Young family, and all of those people who’s hearts Jack undoubtably touched. Never have I known another man to embody so humbly, the virtues which we all should aspire to uphold. I hold dear and reflect often upon, the cherished memories which I’ve had the absolute privilege of making with this soft-spoken legend of a man, and will forever continue to do so. I pray that all who Loved him may do the same, and find Peace; till we too, return home.

  • October 28, 2021
    Robert Baurle says:
    Jackie, I am so sorry for your loss. I wish you and your family the best during this trying time.