Greason Winfield Jackson,94, was born on January 12, 1928 to the late Mr. Noah James Jackson and Mrs. Emma Jane Farrare Jackson in Brookeview, MD. He was the third of eight children.
He was educated in the Dorchester County School System attending Jones Thicket School and graduated from St. Clair High School in Cambridge, Maryland. Winfield was drafted to the Army and returned home in 1950.
Winfield worked as a Laborer for DuPont and I.A. Construction. He also was part-time entrepreneur as a farmer, gardener and fix it man. Winfield has been part of the Laborers’ International Union of North America for well over 50 years. Winfield loved to be outside and loved working. If it could be fixed with a wire hanger and tape…he would fix it right up.
Winfield’s family Church is Zoar United Methodist Church in Reids Grove, MD. Although he never joined Wallace Temple AME Zion church, he attended this church for many years with his wife and was very instrumental in making sure the church was clean and had oversight of any maintenance issues that would occur.
He was proceeded in death by his big brothers Rudolph Jackson and James Audrey Jackson, his sisters Leonra “Brooksie” Jackson, and Geraldine Dennis, his Little Sweetie of 66 years Rachel Jane Jackson, his daughter Karen Marie Jackson Stewart, and grandson Garfield O’Donald Stewart Jr. “Jay”.
Winfield is mourned by his son and daughter-in-law, Sherwood Arnold Pinder and Wanda Pinder of Hurlock, MD. His son Grason Winfield Jackson Jr. of Rhodesdale, MD; His grandson andgranddaughter in law, Vernal Dolberry and Hattie Dolberry of Suffolk, VA, His grand-daughter and grandson-in-law Tykisha Nicole Stewart Sanders and Ian Sanders of Ooltewah, TN and grandson Keavon Rashad Pinder of Jacksonville, FL; Great-grandchildren, Gage Stewart of Shepherdsville, Ky., Anderson Sanders of Ooltewah, TN, Jy’Shaun Stewart of Rhodesdale, MD and Myles Sanders of Ooltewah, TN; Brother Keifford D. Jackson of Vienna, MD, sisters Vatice Iola Farrare Jackson Walker of Reids Grove, MD and Bessie Mae Jackson Jones of Salisbury Maryland. He is also mourned by a host of beloved nieces, nephews and friends.