Richard Dale ‘Tink’ Jackson

Saturday, October 16, 2021

Richard Dale “Tink” Jackson, 86, of Greencastle, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021 surrounded by his family.

Born Jan. 11, 1935 in Putnamville, he was the son of E.J. and Opal (Anderson) Jackson.

Richard had owned and operated with his brothers Jackson Brothers Real Estate and the Campus Double, Triple J and Double Decker restaurants.

He was a member of the Putnamville United Methodist Church. He was an avid bird hunter, fisherman and a lifetime member of the NRA.

He is survived by his wife, Luella K. (Phillips) Jackson; sons Steven (Kendra) Jackson, James (Rita) Jackson and Mark (Brandy) Jackson; brother Robert “Bob” (Marilyn) Jackson; grandchildren Tiffany (Trent) Boswell, Randy Jackson, Lisa (Chad) Oliver, Ashley (Colt) Underwood and Brody Jackson; great-grandchildren Whitney and Sydney Boswell, Brookley, Khloe and Trace Oliver and Taylor and Luke Underwood; sister-in-law Barbara Jackson; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son Michael “Mike” Jackson; and brother William “Bill” Jackson.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 23 at the Forest Hill Cemetery.

Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Tink to the Humane Society of Putnam County or the Putnamville United Methodist Church.