A native of Letcher County, he was a member of the Gilliam Chapel Baptist Church, a veteran of the U.S. Army and a retired miner and member of the United Mine Workers of America. He was a former employee of Glenbrook Coal Company in Evarts.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Andrew and Emma Murdey Jackson; a brother, Frank Jackson; and a sister, Emily Jackson.
There were no immediate survivors.
Visitation is today from 6 to 9 p.m. at Day & Jones Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at noon at the funeral home with Brother Henry Hughes officiating.
Burial will follow at the D.L. Creech Cemetery in Cumberland.
Day & Jones Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.