Larry Jackson

Larry E. Jackson, passed away on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at his residence. He was born on August 14, 1939, to James Addison and Alnora C. (Bates) Jackson. Larry married Janice E. (Douthitt) Jackson and then after her passing, he married Evelyn Ruth (Johnson) Jackson.

Larry was a member of the Linton First United Methodist Church and the Linton BPO Elks #866, where he was a past Exalted Ruler. He was the owner, operator, and butcher at Jackson’s Lucky Dollar at Sandborn for many years.

Family left to cherish the memory of Larry include: his wife, Evelyn Jackson; grandchildren: Mick Jackson, Jared Stormes, Heather Stormes of Linton, Kierste Olson, Karissa Schofield, both of Sullivan; daughter-in-law, Kim Jackson of Linton; step-children, Kenneth Bailey of Martinsville, IN, Robin Bailey-Clark of Spokane, WA, Jennifer Nichols-Gooch of Carson City, NV, Jodi Nichols-Godfrey of Vincennes, Joy Nichols-Foster of Bedford and Jami Nichols-Eyth of Orlando, FL; step-grandchildren, Colton Clark, Cameron Blaize, Jacob Foster, Ryan Foster, Andrew Eyth, Amber Foster and Lillian Eyth; several great-grandchildren.  

Larry was preceded in death by: his parents, his first wife, Janice Jackson; daughter, Susan Olson; son, Steve D. ‘Moose’ Jackson; granddaughter, Jackson Danielle ‘Jaxie’ Lux and brother, Jerry Jackson.

There will be no services held. Larry will be laid to rest in Sandborn Cemetery at a later date.

All arrangements were entrusted to Meng Family Funeral Homes, Anderson-Poindexter in Linton. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family online at