MAYVILLE – James H. Jackson, 70, of 4471 West Lake Road, died Thursday (April 11, 2013) in St. Vincent Health Center, Erie, PA.
He was born October 29, 1942 in Cleveland, OH, the son of the late Leslie E. and Vernice Hargett Jackson.
Jim was the owner/manager of The Chautauqua Diner at Chautauqua where he was noted for cooking his One Eyed Jack pancakes, he also with his two partners were the first owners of the former Dog N Sud’s in Mayville.
He was a member of the Lakewood Rod and Gun Club, Peacock Masonic Lodge in Mayville, and was a former member of Kirtland Fire Department in Ohio and the Chautauqua Fire Department.
Jim enjoyed hunting, fishing, and traveling. He loved his dogs and always had one by his side.
He is survived by his wife, Carol Krause Jackson, whom he married January 8, 1977 at Hurlbut Memorial Community Church in Chautauqua; one son, Jason (Stacey) Jackson of Bridgewater, NJ; one daughter, Elizabeth (Charles) Graham of Norfolk, VA; three grandchildren, Andrew, Kimberly, and Shay Jackson; two brothers, Howard Jackson of Kirtland, OH, and Larry Jackson of Mentor, OH.
He was preceded in death by his father on April 8, 1990, and his mother on June 17, 1990; he was also preceded in death by a brother, David Jackson in 1979.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 pm Saturday (June 15th) for a Celebration of Life at the Chautauqua Diner at Chautauqua Institution.
Memorials may be made to the Chautauqua Fire Department Rescue Squad, Box F, Chautauqua, NY 14722.