William Thomas “Will” Jackson, 33, of Madison, Indiana, was found dead on Saturday, May 15, 2021, at his home in Madison.
He was born on Sept. 8, 1987, in Madison, to Aubrey Shane and Roxanna Bibb Jackson. He was raised in Madison and Milton, Kentucky, and was a 2006 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School where he played varsity basketball for the Cubs. He attended Lincoln Land Community College on an academic athletic scholarship and later Ivy Tech Community College. He worked as a pipe fitter and welder and traveled to Washington, Florida, Louisiana and Arkansas for his work. Locally, he had worked with Madison Precision and more currently Amazon and part-time with Sexton Industries, a sub-contractor with North American Stainless, and Fillin’ Station Liquors in Madison. He was a member of the Major Samuel Woodfill Post No. 9 Sons of the American Legion and loved to ride his Sea-Doo and play video games. He loved all sports and especially the Dallas Cowboys, Los Angeles Lakers, University of Kentucky and Michigan State.
Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Mike Hunt, of Madison and father and stepmother, Billie Jackson, of Vevay; his brothers, Aubrey “Shaney” Shane Jackson II of Madison and Xavier Ward Jackson of Vevay; his stepbrothers, Jonathan Neil Hunt of Madison and Kyle Ray of Vevay; his stepsisters, Jessie Shell of Rising Sun, Indiana and Rebecca Hunt Meisch of Columbus, Indiana; and his step-grandmother, Barbara Dowdy of Vevay; and a nephew and niece, aunts and uncles, numerous cousins and other relatives and his godchildren, Lola Tucker, Luna Tucker and Onyx Tucker.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, William Aubrey “Bill” Jackson and Julia L. Stockdale Jackson; his maternal grandparents, Thomas Bibb Mary Florence “Flo” Hicks Bibb; a stepbrother, Stephen Michael “Tee” Hunt; and a cousin and an aunt.
Funeral services were Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Interment was in Fairmount Cemetery in Madison.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Will Jackson Athletic Academic Scholarship through the funeral home. Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com.