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David Edward Jackson

Posted By obits On September 16, 2021 @ 12:41 pm In Elizabeth City,Obituaries | 18 Comments

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David Edward Jackson, age 67, of Elizabeth City, NC went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at Sentara Heart Hospital in Norfolk. A native of Gaston County, North Carolina, he was born October 31, 1953 to Floyd Jackson and Joann Jenkins Jackson and was the husband of Martha Moxley Jackson. David served his country honorably in the United States Air Force for four years and the United States Coast Guard for twenty-two years as a flight engineer and he was a city fireman in Gastonia, NC. He loved his grandchildren beyond measure and Martha, the love of his life for forty years. He was fiercely devoted to his family and friends. His love for the Lord was his beacon; and he was very active in his church, New Life Assembly of God. He was an outdoorsman, enjoyed riding motorcycles, travelling and being retired. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.

In addition to his wife, Martha and his parents, David is survived by two daughters Stacy Mason (Chris) of Gastonia and Lynn Waddell (James) of Camden; his son, Michael Smith (Amy) of Lawton, OK; five grandchildren, Jake, Chantel, Darien, Alexis and Alec, five great grandchildren, Kaelynn, Hayden, Bryce, Harlee and Owen; two sisters Lynn Reinhardt and Amy Jackson both of Gastonia; nieces, Brooklyn and Alex; nephew Reese and his mountain family.

The family extends their gratitude and thanks to friends and family who reached out in love and support.

A private service will be held in October in the mountains of North Carolina. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC 27909 is serving the family of Mr. Jackson. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at www.TwifordFH.com. To plant a tree or send flowers to the family, please visit www.TwifordFH.com/send-flowers.

Contact Information:

Twiford Funeral Home (Elizabeth City)

Memorial Chapel
405 East Church Street,
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
United States (US)
Phone: (252) 335-4395
Fax: 252-335-4329
Email: J.J.Twiford@TwifordFH.com

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Condolence from Laurie Bridgers on September 16th, 2021 2:45 pm

My Dear Martha and family… I am so sorry to hear this. He was such a good man. He loved Martha, his children and his grandchildren very much. Big hugs and prayers to you all. Love you all.

Condolence from Aaron Wallio on September 16th, 2021 2:59 pm

To Martha and family,

I’m very sorry to hear of David’s passing. I first met David in the 90’s when we worked at Advance Auto together. David was always such a pleasure to be around, always had a smile and was kind to everyone. In the years after even though we went in different directions he was still a friend and would always take a minute to talk and say hello when we crossed paths. David was a good man and will be missed. Again, I’m very sorry for your loss.

Condolence from Angie, Shelton, and Caleb Weeks on September 16th, 2021 4:57 pm

You all are in our thoughts and prayers. We love you all. He will surely be missed.

Condolence from Rita and David Gregory on September 16th, 2021 5:21 pm

David and I will be praying for the Jackson family. We pray that God’s blessings of peace will continue to be your help. Sincerely, Rita and David Gregory

Condolence from VerLinda Lamm McMillan on September 16th, 2021 11:49 pm

Praying for each of the family. David was a great friend to me. Growing up he was always there. He was like a brother even though he moved away I felt close to him. David will be missed by many.

Condolence from Din and Debby Pippin on September 17th, 2021 7:52 am

Martha, so sorry to hear of Dave’s passing. You’re in our thoughts and pray

Condolence from Laurie Brickham on September 17th, 2021 8:44 am

Martha,
So very sorry to hear of Dave’s passing. He was such a pleasure to work with so many years ago on the USCG base. My prayers of comfort for you and your family.

Condolence from Cindy Britt on September 17th, 2021 1:13 pm

So sorry for your loss. I worked with Dave in the Coast Guard. We will be praying for your family!

Condolence from Holly Cartwright on September 17th, 2021 3:25 pm

Martha, Mike & Lynn –
My heart breaks for you all right now. I can’t even fathom the heartache you have been and are experiencing. I pray for strength and comfort for your family in the coming days, weeks and months. Praying that God keeps you all wrapped in His arms.

Condolence from Karen and Dwight Hurdle on September 17th, 2021 4:02 pm

Martha,
I was sorry to hear of Dave’s passing. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. I enjoyed working with Dave at the base and also being neighbors with y’all for a short time. Love and prayers to you and the family.

Condolence from Randy and Pam Hall on September 17th, 2021 8:05 pm

Martha and family, sad to hear of Dave’s passing, I enjoyed the times I talked and helped Dave with little things he is a good neighbor, I was glad to call him my friend, prayers to all

Condolence from Lori Byrd on September 18th, 2021 12:32 pm

Martha and To all the family, my sincere condolences to you all. David was such a special friend and brother in Christ who will be missed by all. My heart breaks knowing of your loss.Praying for God’s comfort and peace during this difficult time. Love you all!❤️Lori Byrd and Family

Condolence from James, Beverly Smith on September 19th, 2021 8:07 pm

Your dad and I are praying for all of you. David was a kind man and will truly be missed. So very sorry for your loss. My God give you comfort for the days ahead.
James and Beverly Smith

Condolence from Anita on September 21st, 2021 4:33 pm

So sorry for your loss! Dave will truly be missed.
May you find comfort in all the wonderful memories of such a wonderful and caring man. Always had a smile!
Jim and Anita Beard

Condolence from JJ Tirak on September 21st, 2021 9:40 pm

I enjoyed working with Dave. My prayers and thoughts are with his family.

Condolence from Elsie Chaney on September 22nd, 2021 6:03 am

I am so sad to hear of David’s passing. May God bless and comfort you all. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Love, prayers, and hugs.

Condolence from Carlos & Zary Ortiz on September 27th, 2021 9:08 pm

Martha,

I can’t believe that the selfie you and Dave had with Zary would be the last time I was to see Dave. We are so sorry and brokenhearted with your loss! You guys were always such a great loving couple that always had the biggest smiles. Dave may be physically gone but his love for all of you will continue to be with all his family because he did love you guys!

Now, we pray that the Lord continues to give all of you the strength and happiness to continue with your lives like Dave always wanted. Martha, you know he will always be close to you.

PS: Martha, I thank God for allowing me to see both of you together with your smiles.

Condolence from Phillip Jernigan on October 6th, 2021 9:27 pm

My condolences to the Jackson family. I just found out about his passing. I worked with him for several years at the CG base. He was such a nice guy and fellow Coastie. Blessings to you all.

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