Traverse City Record-Eagle

November 9, 2012

James E. Jackson Jr.


TRAVERSE CITY — James E. Jackson Jr., 43, of Traverse City, died Monday, Nov. 5, 2012.

Jim is survived by wife, Laura Wilmot Jackson; sons, Jacob and Connor Jackson; mother, M. Elaine (Bob) Spears; brothers, Fred (Tracy) Truschke, all of Traverse City, and Daniel Truschke, of Hesperia; brother-in-law, Brian (Emily) Wilmot and family, of Boyne City; father and mother-in-law, Charles and Marilyn Wilmot, of Kewadin; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, James E. Jackson Sr.

Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. today, Nov. 9, 2012, at the Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City, where the family will greet friends starting at 1 p.m.

Contributions may be made to the James E. Jackson Jr. Memorial Fund for his children through Fifth Third Bank.

Please visit Jim's webpage at to read more, sign the guestbook or share a message with his family.