Jackson Hendrix Young, age 66 of Wilmington passed away Saturday, October 23, 2021.
He was born in Wilmington on August 12, 1955 to the late George Madison Young and Eunice Wolfe Young. Preceded in death by a brother, Charles Madison Young.
Jackson was a graduate of New Hanover High School and worked for Invista and predecessor companies for 45 years. He was a member of Wrightsboro Baptist Church. Known for his pleasant demeanor, “Jack” always had a smile on his face. In his leisure time he enjoyed raising and caring for his chickens and shared eggs with his neighbors and friends, collected coins and old bottles and enjoyed all music, going to live concerts, especially Country and Classic Rock.
Jackson is survived by his wife, Judy Miller Young; one son, W. Gregory Young (Jodi) of North Myrtle Beach, and one daughter, Jackie Buckley (Brandon) of Apollo Beach, FL; grandchildren, Camden Young, Vincent Buckley and ALexander Buckley; one brother George Dorian Young and two sisters, Carolyn Willis and Carmen Young; along with nieces, nephews, and other extended family members.
The family will see friends from 11 am to 1 pm Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel – 1535 South 41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403
Funeral services will be held at 2 pm Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at the graveside in Prospect Cemetery, Prospect Cemetery Road – intersection of Market St. and Military Cutoff Road, led by Rev. Stuart Lewis.