Graveside services for Sam Jackson, age 55, have been set for 11:00 a.m., Thursday, March 22, 2018 at North Hopkins Cemetery with Pastor Gerald Freeman officiating. Serving as pallbearers will be Joc Capelli, Ricky Whitaker, Earnie Jackson, Justin Jackson, Justin Coggins, Toby Peterka. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Leelan Morelli and Josh McPherson. Visitation has been scheduled for Wednesday, March 21, 2018 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Tapp Funeral Home Chapel.
Mr. Jackson passed away on Monday, March 19, 2018 at his residence in Sulphur Springs.
Sammy Joe Jackson was born August 13, 1962, the son of Jim Jackson and Mary Lindsey Jackson in Sulphur Springs, Texas. He married Dorene Matlock in Sulphur Springs on November 5, 2011. He worked in utility construction.
Survivors include his wife, Dorene Jackson; parents: Mary and Jim Jackson; daughters: Kristen McPherson and husband, Josh, Brittany Lampe and husband, Chris, Savannah Starek and husband, Mark and Ariel Peterka and husband, Toby; grandchildren: Isabella Huddleston, Mikayla McPherson, Leelan Starek, Caston Carson, Lillymae Peterka, Addylun Peterka and Adamik Peterka; brothers: Clyde Jackson and Jay Jackson and sisters: Jimmie Marie Schmitt.