Philip Jackson

Philip Jackson

June 21st, 1943 - February 24th, 2020
  • Birth Date: June 21st, 1943
  • Date of Passing: February 24th, 2020
  • Funeral Date: February 29th, 2020 5:00 pm
  • Location: Prvidence Baptist Missionary Chruch

Biography: Philip was born to the union of Louis Jackson and Viola Holmes on June 21, 1943 in Evergreen, Louisiana. He attended public school in Louisiana. In later years, he moved to Houston, Texas and worked for Manhattan Construction Company for over 30 years.
Philip and his loving and caring wife Lily met each other when they both worked in Houston in the Texas Medical Center.  They have been married for over 41 years. With their three sons, Philip and Lily were foster parents for 10 years for Depelchin Children who were all teenage boys. Phillip was a kind and gentle man who was always reaching out to help his fellow man.
Philip was a member of New Revelation Missionary Baptist Church.  There he served as a deacon and a faithful member until his health started declining.  On September 2, 2019, Philip fell and sustained a compound fracture of his left thigh bone.  He made considerable progress in healing and rehabilitation over a period of nearly 6 months but developed other complications causing him to have to be readmitted to the hospital several times.  Following this extended illness, he departed this life at Cypress Woods Nursing Facility on Monday, February 24, 2020.
He was preceded in death by his father, Louis Jackson; mother, Viola Holmes; son, Jimmy Lloyd Washington, Jr. and sister, Beaulah Holmes.
Philip leaves to cherish his life and loving memories, a loving and devoted wife, Lily Mae  Jackson, Chenango, Texas;  2 sons, Kent Washington (Andrea) and Kirk Jackson (LaShon) both of Houston, Texas;  daughter, Althea Dillingham, Nebraska;  brother, Larry Holmes (Jeline), Montgomery, Alabama;  sister, Wilma Phillips  (Louis), Houston, Texas;  2 brothers-in-law, Eugene Mucker, Fresno, Texas and Howard Mucker, Angleton, Texas; 9 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren; special friends and family Emmett and Rosie Roberson and Rev. Tommy and Debra Smith, both of Houston, Texas and  a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends. 

Shirley Robinson
February 27th, 2020 4:18 pm
To Lily Jackson and the family you have our sympathy. We are praying for you.
May God bless you and keep you.
Rev Leon ,Sis Shirley, Ms.Ida, and Shawn.

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