~ IN MEMORY ~
Capt. Walter I. Jackson
July 11, 1939 ~ December 5, 2012
For those who may have known Capt. Walter I. Jackson ... obituary mentions his career with Eastern Airlines, the FAA and his affiliation with Delta Air Lines in Atlanta, he was an ALPA member and a member of the QB Atlanta Hangar, and a mentor and friend to many.
To view/sign the online guestbook please visit the funeral home website at http://www.dignitymemorial.com/roswell-funeral-home/en-us/index.page A life memorial service will take place on Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 1:00 PM, at Roswell Funeral Home in Georgia.
Walter I. JACKSON: Newspaper Obituary and Death Notice
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The (GA) - Thursday, December 13, 2012
JACKSON, Walter I. Captain Walter I. Jackson, age 73 of Marietta, GA passed away on December 5, 2012 following a brief illness. He attended secondary school and Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. Captain Jackson began his career with Eastern Airlines in ticketing and progressing to computer programing in New York. He later obtained his pilot license and moved to Atlanta for Eastern as an airline pilot. He flew with Eastern for over thirty years, and next became a captain for Viscount Air Services. Lastly, he was employed by the Federal Aviation Administration in Garden City, NY as an aviation safety inspector. Captain Jackson later returned with the FAA to Atlanta in the Delta Air Lines Certificate Management Office where he worked until his death. During his flying career, Captain Jackson was a member of the Air Lines Pilot Association (ALPA), and also a member of the Quiet Birdman (QB) Atlanta Hanger. Captain Jackson is survived by his daughter Elizabeth S. Jackson Day of Lawrenceville, Georgia, sister Lois Jackson Gabrych of North Carolina, brother Albert C. Jackson of Arizona, and two grandchildren. A life memorial service will take place on Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 1:00 PM, at Roswell Funeral Home. Donations to the American Cancer Society in lieu of flowers are greatly appreciated.
Posted: 3:56 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, 2012
Captain Walter I. Jackson, 73: Aviation expert was known for compassion and wit
By Mea Watkins