- September 7, 1931 - December 28, 2012
- Indianapolis, Indiana
of Bill's Passing
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Memories & Candles
Everyone who knew Billy Jackson can derive comfort from memories of his understanding, intellect, and kindness. It was my privilege to be welcomed into the Jackson's home and confidence.
Posted by: Rhoda Israelov - Indianapolis, IN - former advisor Apr 08, 2013
I have great memories of Mr. Jackson, as it relates to Indian Princesses! Brenda and I have dads to be proud of, moms too!! I remember going on camping trips with our dads and in particular our first bonfire at flat rock camp. They even put on football helmets and scrunched down on a long spelunking endeavor where we entered the cave in some hole in the ground in the woods of southern Indiana. He was one of those dads
Posted by: Marisa Johnson Burkhart - Indianapolis, IN - friend Jan 28, 2013
Bill was a wonderful man who I was proud to have in my church and to be able to call my friend. We will certainly miss him at Oakhurst, and we pray the best for Beverly and Brenda and all grieving his loss.
Posted by: Tim Ehrlich - Seminole, FL - Pastor and Friend Jan 15, 2013
Steve and I hold a deep fondness for Dr. Bill.
He will be truly missed.
It was of most importance to me that even in retirement he continue be given the distinction of Dr. Jackson. It often seems when one retires they lose a bit of what gave them their essences earlier in life. To have been as accomplised as Bill he truly deserved his well earned title of Dr. Yet, he would have never asked to be called that.
Posted by: Steve and Lynne Pfaff - Clearwater, FL - Certified Financial Planning Fir Jan 04, 2013
I was given the privilege of serving Billy and Bev Jackson as financial planner for many years, and of being welcomed into their homes in Indianapolis and Florida. Bill Jackson was the perfect example of a thinker, a scholar, a loving friend, father and husband. Always a sparkle and a spark.
I'm grateful I had the chance to know him and offer thoughts and prayers of comfort to the family.
Posted by: Rhoda Israelov - Indianapolis, IN - friend Jan 04, 2013
I was so very sorry to learn of the passing of Dr. Jackson---I have such respect for the man he was ---smart ,a true gentlemen ,and an amazing husband to his dear wife Bev. I have such fond memories of being in their home with my Mother and my Son---we were all treated royally !!!! My life is better because they passed through it , and for this I shall always be grateful ! My love, prayers ,and thoughts are
Posted by: Jeannie Woolsey - Danville, IN - Friend of the Family Jan 03, 2013
I will always cherish the memories of birding with Bill, and discovering (or re-discovering) wildflowers while on the bird walks. Plus he and Bud Starling would test each other's memories of oldie/goodie songs. He was a great and patient teacher, and he could sing!
Posted by: Leslie Warner - Indianapolis - birding Jan 02, 2013
We have enjoyed being Bill and Bev's next door neighbors for the past 5 years. Bill was a true friend. They came to family functions where our family enjoyed them very much. Thanks Bill
Posted by: Linda and Smokey Stover - Friends Jan 02, 2013
Brenda & Mrs. Jackson,
So sorry for your loss - wanted you to know my thoughts and prayers are with you.
Posted by: Polly Moore - Indianapolis, IN Jan 02, 2013
I had the distinct honor, and pleasure, to work with Billy Jackson from my 1st day with Eli Lilly to the day he retired. I was always in awe of his early pioneering work, but what I will always remember is just what an incredibly nice and kind person he was.
Posted by: Christopher Doecke - Indianapolis, IN Jan 02, 2013