Joseph M. Jackson, 79, of Maxville, Florida died peacefully on Sunday, December 1, 2013 in Jacksonville, Florida. He was born November 24, 1934 to Robert M. & Dorothy Jackson in Jacksonville, Florida. He served in the United States Marine Corps and was a veteran of the Korean War. He held many positions over the years, but eventually retired from Flowers Bakery. He loved to play guitar and sing. He is survived by his 3 children, Karen Jackson, Janice Peterson (Gerald), and Richard Jackson (Elaine), 4 step children, Curtis Walker, Jimmy Walker, Cindy Salmons (Chris), and Joanie Ashton (Alan), 3 sisters, Essie Bias, Annette Jackson Hendrix (Ralph), and Patricia Jaggers (Robert), 1 brother, Thomas Jackson (Barbara), 12 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his wife, Evelyn Lucille Jackson, his step daughter, Sandra Walker, his 3 brothers, Robert C. Jackson, David Jackson, and John M. Jackson, his sister, Etta Marie Hatcher, and his parents, Robert M. Jackson and Dorothy Ida Woods. A graveside viewing and service will be held at Riverside Memorial Park located at 7242 Normandy Blvd, Jacksonville, Florida 32205 at 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 4, 2013. Pastor Eddie Lane will be officiating.