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J. T. Jackman

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February 23, 1929     ~     March 19, 2015

J.T. Jackman, 86, husband of Robbie Norris Jackman, died Thursday, March 19, 2015. Born February 23, 1929 in Goodnight, Kentucky, he was the son of Will Railey and Hattie Mae Jackman.

A Korean War veteran, J.T. was a successful farmer in the Chestnut Grove community of Barren County.  In his spare time and since retirement from farming, he enjoyed bass fishing on Barren River Reservoir and playing cards and shooting pool at Lera B. Mitchell Senior Citizen Center in Glasgow.  He was a lifelong member of Mount Tabor Baptist Church where he served in many roles, including trustee and deacon, for many years.

In addition to his wife of 63 years, he is survived by his two sons, Norris Jackman and wife Barbara of Memphis, TN and William Jay Jackman and wife Sharon of Versailles, KY, one grandson, Will Railey Jackman of Austin, TX, and beloved caregiver and niece, Julie Hanson Gackenbach and husband Preston Rutledge of Washington, D.C.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his one sister Jacquetta Jackman Hanson, and her husband Garner, of Park City, KY.

Bro. Toby Nunn will officiate the funeral service at Hatcher and Saddler Funeral Home in Glasgow, KY on Sunday, March 22, at 2:00 pm with burial to follow at Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Military honors will be provided by Glasgow Chapter 20 DAV. The family will receive friends on Saturday, March 21, from 3:00 until 7:00 pm and Sunday prior to the service at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Will Railey Jackman, Andrew Rutledge, Joe Jackman, Danny Norris, Rodney Norris, Jeff Ballard, Chris Norris, and Jon Norris.  Honorary pallbearers will be Gale Wood, Lanny Whitlow, Leslie Kinslow, and Bob Hunt.

In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to T. J. Samson Hospice at TJ Samson Community Hospital Home Care Program 1301 North Race Street Glasgow, KY  42141-3483.

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9 Entries for J. T. Jackman

  1. Margaret Lane says:

    So sorry for your loss… Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time of sorrow… Al and Margaret Lane, Memphis, TN

  2. Judy Scott says:

    So sorry about JT.
    He will be missed.

  3. Maggie and Glenn Stith says:


    We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your Dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time.

    Glenn and Maggie Stith

  4. MaryAnne Neville Jaggers says:

    Norris and family,

    I am sorry to hear about the loss of your father. May the Lord comfort you at this
    difficult time.

  5. Doug & Betty Faye Coomer says:

    Dear Norris Lynn & Jay,
    We are so sorry for your loss, as well as for Robbie`s illness; so sorry for that.They have been good neighbors. We regret that we cannot come by the funeral home. I am recovering from knee replacement surgery. With fond momeries and sincerce sympathy.
    Doug & Betty Faye

  6. Stephanie says:

    So sorry for your loss. I was his urology nurse for the last 5 years and cared a lot for him. Your family will be in my prayers.

  7. Shane Collins says:

    Norris – Just thinking about you and your family. I hope you find great comfort in the coming days and weeks through sharing of memories, stories, and the spirit of your dad. Those live on and touch people in ways we often don’t know. You’re a great story teller. I’m always willing to listen. My sincerest condolences.

  8. Tony Wallace says:

    Vicki and I extend our deepest sympathy to you and your family. I have fond memories of him and your mom and all the good times he provided us fishing in your ponds in our youth. We will be praying for God to provide you with His peace and comfort.

  9. Cheryl Dickson Page says:

    Jay, so sorry to hear about your dad. Know Rickey and I will keep you in our prayers.