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David "Pokey" Wayne Jackson

July 1, 1971 — August 3, 2023

Providence, KY

David "Pokey" Wayne Jackson

 

Our beloved David “Pokey” Wayne Jackson 52, transitioned from earth to eternity on Thursday August 3rd, 2023. David was surrounded by his loving wife, mother and sister. David was baptized at a very young age at Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church under the pastorship of Reverend Herbert Haynes. David had a heart of gold and was a very well respected man in the Providence community. David was loved by everyone. But most of all, he loved God. David attended Broadway Elementary School and graduated from Providence High School, while at PHS, he was a star basketball player, and ran track and cross country. He was a Bulldog for Life. He was an avid UK fan. David served in the US Navy from 1989 to 1993, he was stationed in Saudia Arabia on the USS LaSalle, and he also fought in Desert Storm. David was the proud owner and operator of Jackson Mowing, he was previously employed with Carhartt, Dotiki Mines and Pillow’s Lawncare. David was preceded in death by his grandparents Margaret Jean and John Pillow, Martha and Milburn Curry; uncle Tyman Boyd; aunts Patricia Stafford and Valara McElroy; a cousin Mitchell McElroy Jr. and nephew Ja’Markus A. Jackson. David leaves to cherish his loving wife of 21 years Cindy “Roo” Jackson of Providence, KY; handsome son Daverion Depree Gilmore-Jackson of Hopkinsville, KY; mother Charlotte Ann Fisher of Providence, KY; his father Gary W. Curry of Providence, KY; sister Sandy R. Jackson of Clarksville, TN; a host of aunts, uncles, cousins family and friends. A special thank you to Sherman, J.T. and Paul for being so dedicated and working by his side. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday August 8th, 2023 at 1pm at Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church 817 Westerfield Drive Providence, KY 42450. Reverend Paris Johnson and Minister Wayne Belle will officiate. Burial will follow in Cumberland Hill Cemetery in Providence, KY. Hopkins County Honor Guard will perform Military Rites at the graveside. Friends may visit at the church from 11am until service time on Tuesday. The family wishes to express our most sincere gratitude for the many acts of love and kindness shown to us in this celebration of our loved one. Even though our hearts are heavy and our heads are bowed, you have lifted our spirits and we shall forever be grateful. Please continue to keep us in your prayers. God Bless! Online condolences can be made at www.townsendfuneralhomeinc.com

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Visitation

Tuesday, August 8, 2023

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church

817 Westerfield Drive, Providence, KY 42450

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Celebration of Life

Tuesday, August 8, 2023

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Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church

817 Westerfield Drive, Providence, KY 42450

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