George D. Jackson

George D. Jackson

George Durant “Sonny” Jackson Jr. died on Tuesday evening, January 14, at his home in West Tisbury surrounded by his wife, Geraldine A. (Gibson) Jackson, and his children, Glenn Jackson and Cathy Merrill. He was 84.

A graveside service will be held on Friday, January 17, at 2 pm in the New Westside Cemetery, Edgartown, officiated by Rev. Terry Martinson with military honors provided by the Veterans of M.V.

Donations may be made in his memory to the M.V. Boys’ & Girls’ Club, POB 654, or Federated Church, POB 249, both in Edgartown, MA 02539 or Hope Health Hospice, POB 4188, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568. Arrangements are under the care of the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, Edgartown Road, Oak Bluffs. For online guest book and information visit

A full obituary will appear in a future edition of The Times.