Paul E. Jackson, 84, of Greencastle, died Friday morning, June 13, 2003, at the Hendricks Community Hospital in Danville, Ind.
He was born June 4, 1919, in Pleasantville, Ind., in Sullivan County, the son of Carl B. and Mary Jones Jackson.
He was a graduate of Pleasantville High School and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture from Purdue University and did his post-graduate work at Purdue University, the University of Wisconsin and Colorado State University.
He married Jean Price on April 4, 1943. She survives.
He was a county extension agent for 30 years, including three years of specialized responsibility or management and marketing programs, retiring in 1973. He was an Indiana certified general appraiser, Indiana real estate broker, an officer of the Indiana Chapter of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers and the president in 1988, a member of the Indiana Farm Management Association and of the Indiana Society of Agri-Bankers. He was the appraiser and agricultural advisor for Central National Bank of Greencastle, a Putnam County ASCA committeeman and chairman for four years and trustee and assessor in Clinton Township. He was a former member of the Putnam County Board of Parks and Recreation, did appraisals for the Putnam County Circut Court and served as an expert witness in many trials.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Robert Jackson, and one sister, Dorothy Kaiser.
Other survivors include three sons, Bill Jackson and wife Nancy of Marshall, Mo., John Jackson and wife Marti of Bainbridge and Jim Jackson of Morton; one daughter, Ellen Jackson of Avon; one brother, Ralph Jackson and wife Carmon of Brazil; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at the Union Chapel Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home, Greencastle, is handling the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Union Chapel United Methodist Church, 5998 W. US 36, Greencastle, IN 46135.