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“Tommy was good guy and love to cut up and laugh.. it's not going be the same going to work and not seeing him each morning at W&L . We lost him and...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Jimmy Davidson - Saltville, VA

“We will miss u ”
2 of 15 | Posted by: Brittany Overbay - Marion, VA

“He was a wonderful person and friend. He had a wonderful talent for singing and playing music . He always had a smile and if he seen out somewhere he...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Carol Blevins - Konnarock, VA

“So sorry to hear about Tommy he was a good guy I went to Alot of his concerts when he was playing music prayers for his family may God help each and...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Teresa Sierra - Marion, VA

“you were a very good friend ,you would make us laugh till we cried at some of you shows you will be greatly missed our friend so fly high till we...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Brenda & Richard Miller - Lansing, NC

“Rest in peace in heaven my dear friend. I will cherish the memories that we shared. Sending loving thoughts and prayers for the family. ”
6 of 15 | Posted by: June Wilson - Lake Elsinore, CA

“So very sorry to hear of Tommy's passing. He was one of our favorites here at the store A very nice man. Prayers for you all.Rita's ”
7 of 15 | Posted by: Rita Terry - Saltville, VA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the Jackson family. May God give you peace during this sad time. ”
8 of 15 | Posted by: Matt & Samantha Cutshall - VA

“I will continue to keep you all in my thoughts and prayers. He's no longer suffering, but I know he was blessed to have you all by his side. ”
9 of 15 | Posted by: Jennifer Taylor

“I am so very sorry to hear this news. My deepest condolences to you all. ”
10 of 15 | Posted by: Melissa Carrico - Marion, VA

“His daughter Nikki is like my sister I'm so sorry ur going through this I no he loved all of you and he will be missed very much I love you sis ”
11 of 15 | Posted by: Ashley Stacy - Sugar Grove, VA

“I worked with Tommy for 16 years at W-L. Tommy was a hard worker and a good person. He will be missed at work. R.I.P ”
12 of 15 | Posted by: Wendell Grizzle - Saltville, VA

“I am sorry to hear abought tommys passing ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: Carla and lee Thomas - Marion, VA

“Nikki and julie so sorry about ur dad passing and michael and tj just keep all the memories u have shared and all the times u spent with him and...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Trish Chatham - Marion, VA

“We were so sorry to hear of Tommy's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: Margaret Clingenfield - Marion, VA


James Thomas Jackson "Tommy", 63, born on September 21, 1956, drove his last mile and went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 22, 2020, surrounded by loving family and friends.Tommy was preceded in death by his mother, Billie Jean Havens; father, James Jackson; brother, Eugene Jackson; sister, Patty Thomas; and daughter, Amanda Fisher.Surviving to cherish his memory are the love of his life of 28 years, Alice Jackson; two daughters, Julie Akers (Thomas) of Covington, Ky., and Cheneyne "Nikki" Miller of the home; and one son, James Thomas Jackson II "TJ" of Marion, Va. Tommy is also survived by three grandchildren, Michael Miller, Jenny Akers and Hayden Akers; sisters, Libby Combs, Tammy Brewster and Judy Johnson; brother, Michael Jackson; special friends, Rick Stumbo, Jeff and Karen Henderson, Dylan Henderson and Samii Buchannan, Smiley, Tracy Dean and Brian Houck and the Gilliam family, several nieces, nephews, and many other friends.Besides his family, Tommy had two great passions in life- music and truck driving. He shared a special bond with his son, TJ, over truck driving and music and also shared a special bond over music with his daughter, Julie. His favorite thing to do with his daughter, Nikki, and grandson, Michael, was to go fishing. Tommy loved being part of a southern rock band and played music for many years with special friends Kermit, Brian, Kenny and Bill. Tommy also loved riding motorcycles with his brother, Eugene. He cherished the memories that he spent driving trucks with his friends Jeff, Billie and Jamie. He attended church at Glade Springs Church of God and was employed at W&L Construction for 17 years. TJ and Julie surrounded him in the comfort of music as he made his journey home.Due to the current health precautions, there will be a private family service. Condolences can be made online at www.williamsfuneralhomeofchilhowie.com. Williams Funeral Home in Chilhowie is serving the Jackson family