Send a Private Condolence to the family of Chris S. Jackson
Chris S. Jackson age 36, of rural Portland passed away Sunday August 23, 2020. He was born in Portland on September 5, 1983 the son of Doug and Debbie (Chittum) Jackson. He was studying for his Masters Degree at Ball State University and was a student teacher. He served in the US Navy being stationed in Connecticut and Hawaii. He graduated from Jay County High School in 2002 and earned his BS in Biology and Business from Ball State. He was a member of the Portland Elks Lodge and American Legion. He was an avid trivia pursuit player and enjoyed playing poker and being around wildlife.
Surviving are his parents Doug and Debbie Jackson of Portland, two sisters Danielle Newell (husband Tyler) of Portland and Rachelle Jackson (fiance Clark Snyder) of Clayton, IN., nieces Kali Newell and Kennedy Newell, Grandparents Larry and Donna Chittum of Portland and Jim and Vera Jackson of Portland. He is also survived by Bruce the bird.
Memorial services will be Monday August 31st at 7:00 PM in the Baird-Freeman Funeral Home with Jim Langham presiding. Visitation will be from 3:00 – 7:00 PM. Memorials can be made to Loblolly Marsh Nature Preserve or Indiana Suicide Prevention Coalition.