John Thomas Jackson

Published 10:19 am Wednesday, June 14, 2023

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Tom Jackson, 86, of Clarksville, Tennessee, passed away on June 1, 2023. He was born on November 29, 1936, in Bainbridge, Georgia to John Thomas “JT” and Nellie Jackson. Tom was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend, who spent much of his life living in West Palm Beach, Florida. He was known to his family as “Papa” and had a great sense of humor along with a kind and generous spirit.

Tom was a reservist for the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Department for 20 years. He was dedicated to his work and served his community with honor and pride.

Tom is survived by his wife Peggy Robinson Jackson, brother Mike Jackson and his family, daughter Terri McIntyre (Keith), son Craig Jackson, granddaughter Rachel McIntyre ( Brandon Fitzpatrick), grandson Adam McIntyre ( Angelica Riley), and great grandsons Patrick, Logan, and Zachary.

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In addition to his love for his family, Tom had a passion for travelling the world and good southern food.. He also loved his family pets and grand-dogs very much.

The family has requested that in re-membrance of Tom, donations be made to the Green Beret Foundation at or by calling 844-287-7133.