Friday, September 11, 2020
Atlantic City Cemetery
New Road & Washington Avenue
Pleasantville, New Jersey, United States
Obituary of Dennis Edward Jackson, Sr.
Dennis Edward Jackson, Sr., 60, of Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey was born on September 16, 1953, in Somers Point, New Jersey to Ruth and Remper Jackson. He entered into eternal rest on Sunday, September 6, 2020, in the Atlanticare Regional Medical Center – Galloway, New Jersey. Dennis graduated from Pleasantville High School in 1973. He was such an outstanding player that he earned a football scholarship to attend Cheyney State University. Unfortunately, his football career ended due to an injury. After college, Dennis became employed by the Lenox China Company in Pomona, New Jersey where he worked for many years until his first "retirement." While in retirement, he took another job with the Atlantic County Utility Authority until his last retirement. Dennis is a lifetime member of Pleasantville, New Jersey's Mount Zion Baptist Church. Mr. Jackson is predeceased by his parents, Ruth and Remper Jackson. He is survived by: his devoted wife, Celestine Jackson; brother, Wilson Jackson; sisters, Lannie "Squeaky" King and Jamie Fulton; six children, Denise Miller (Tony), Dennis Edward Jackson, Jr., Kecia Jackson Brown (Marcel), Lakeisha Davis, Chiquita Davis and Nakia Davis Bell; grandchildren, James Barnett, Foard Dennis Birt, Calvin Birt, Essence Birt, Marcel Brown, Jr., Keyshawn Brown, Chyna Brown, Walter Kelly, Mekhi Davis, Tiana Hill, Jackie Hill, Jaida Hill, Julian Davis and Trent Davis; four great-grandchildren; nephew, Aaquile Jackson; and a host of other family and friends. Graveside funeral services will be 11:45AM, Friday, September 11, 2020, Atlantic City Cemetery, Doughty Road & Route 322, Pleasantville, New Jersey. Interment will follow the services. Arrangements entrusted to Greenidge Funeral Homes, Atlantic City, where condolences may be left at www.greenidgefuneralhomes.com.