C. Allen 'Kat' Jackson


C. Allen “Kat” Jackson, 80, of Crestview Road, Breezewood, passed away on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at UPMC Bedford Memorial Hospital.

He was born on Oct. 12, 1938, in Washington, D.C., a son of the late John C. and L. Grace (Taylor) Jackson.

On March 18, 1961, in the Mt. Chapel Church, Breezewood, he was united in marriage to Elsie B. (Mellott) Jackson.

Along with his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Pamela J., married to James Deshong, Hopewell; grandchildren, Amber L. Gowin and Dustin A. Deshong; great-grandson, Blakely R. Teeters; and brothers, James Jackson and Herbert Jackson, married to Dorothy.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by daughter, Karen Diane Jackson.

Allen was of the Protestant faith. He was employed at Breezewood Truck Plaza for over thirty years as a fuel attendant and later worked at Bob Evans Restaurant until his retirement in 2002.

He loved listening to his cassette tape collection of music and watching his television shows, especially the Andy Griffith Show.

Funeral service will be held on Friday, July 12, at 11 a.m., in the Chapel at Akers Funeral Home, with Pastor Bruce Maxwell officiating.

Friends may call at the Akers Funeral Home, Inc., 299 Raystown Road, Everett, on Thursday, July 11, from 4 to 8 p.m., and on Friday from 10 a.m. until the hour of service. Burial will be held at Everett Cemetery.

If friends so desire memorial contributions may be made in memory of Allen to the Bedford County Humane Society, 182 Bohn Road, Bedford, PA 15522. Online condolences may be expressed at www.akersfuneralhome.com

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