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Mr. David P Jackson

June 6, 1935 - January 25, 2012
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David P. Jackson, 76, of Manheim, PA, formerly of Reading, was called home on Jan. 25, 2012, in the Lebanon VA Hospital. David was born on June 6, 1935, in Reading, PA, the son of the late Louise (Wig-enton) Jackson and James Jackson. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy from 1955 to 1959 when he received an honorable discharge. He worked as a tractor-trailer driver for 40 years, retiring from Yellow Freight in 2003. He received the Million Mile Award from Yellow Freight in 2001 for driving a tractor trailer one million miles without an accident. He is survived by a son, Ronald Jackson of Shillington; and three daughters: Darlene Jackson,...
David P. Jackson, 76, of Manheim, PA, formerly of Reading, was called home on Jan. 25, 2012, in the Lebanon VA Hospital.
David was born on June 6, 1935, in Reading, PA, the son of the late Louise (Wig-enton) Jackson and James Jackson.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy from 1955 to 1959 when he received an honorable discharge. He worked as a tractor-trailer driver for 40 years, retiring from Yellow Freight in 2003. He received the Million Mile Award from Yellow Freight in 2001 for driving a tractor trailer one million miles without an accident.

He is survived by a son, Ronald Jackson of Shillington; and three daughters: Darlene Jackson, wife of Bradley Howard of Reading, Karen A. Dawson of St. Louis, and Mary Jackson-Waters, wife of Nathaniel Waters of Temple. He is also survived by a brother, Harold R. Jackson of Shillington; and three sisters: Ruth Johnson of Wyomissing, Ella Weathers of NC, and Shirley Jackson of Enola, PA. David is also survived by 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grand-children. He was predeceased by a son, Dale David Jackson, 1996.

Services will be Monday Jan. 30, 2012, at 11 a.m. in the Theo. C. Auman Funeral Home, 247 Penn Street, Reading. Burial to follow in Charles Evans Cemetery. A viewing will be Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012, from 6 to 8 p.m. and Monday, Jan. 30, 2012, 10 to 11 a.m. in the funeral home. www.theocauman.com.

"Mary, So very sorry to hear about Uncle David. when you feel like it give me a call . Vivian 919-3081148" Vivian Weathers-Bryant (Apex, NC)

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