Thomas Edward Jackson, Jr., 70, of Church Creek departed this life January 9, 2016 at his residence.\n \n\n Thomas was born in Church Creek on May 31, 1945 to the late Thomas Sr. and Goldie Johnson Jackson. He attended the public schools of Dorchester County, and graduated from Maces Lane High in 1963.\n \n\n Thomas worked as a Plant Equipment Operator for 39 years. He worked for Delmarva Power, Pepco, Connectiv, and several other companies. He enjoyed being with his friends at Hardees. After his retirement in 2009, his hobbies and past time were spending time with family and friends. He loved visiting with friends.\n \n\n He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Yvonne Jackson of Church Creek; one daughter: Nicole Jackson of Church Creek; a stepson: Timothy Murray of Church Creek; 2 brothers: James Jackson, Sr. (Myrtle) of Bloxom, VA, and Floyd Jackson (Donna) of Columbus, GA; one adopted brother: Larry Brannock of Church Creek; an adopted daughter: Rhonda Cornish of Cambridge; adopted brothers and sisters, The Bowens of Cambridge; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.\n \n\n Thomas is preceded in death by 3 sisters: Thelma Jackson, Minnie Brown, and Elizabeth Rice; and one brother: Harry Jackson.\n \n\n In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to St. Luke United Methodist Church in memory of Thomas Edward Jackson, Jr.