Breckenridge - Jacob Wade Jackson, 33, died Wednesday, May 14, 2014. Funeral service with Rev. Charles West and Rev. Brent Dawson officiating will be held on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 10 AM at Bethany Baptist Church. Interment will follow in Macedonia Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home.
Jacob Wade Jackson was born on April 16, 1981 in Breckenridge to Robert Joe Jackson and Dena Hecox Jackson. He graduated from Breckenridge High School in 1999 and From Texas A&M University with a Bachelors degree in Agricultural Leadership and Development in 2006. Jacob married Shelby Williams on May 15, 2010 in Breckenridge. He was a loving father to his daughter that meant the world to him.
He was active in the Stephens County Jr. Livestock Show, Texas Hereford Association, Texas A&M Former Students Association, Cross Timbers Off Road Club, and Road Trip Racing Team. Jacob was a member of First Baptist Church of Strawn.
Survivors include his wife, Shelby Jackson; daughter, Addalyn Jackson; parents, Robert Joe and Dena Jackson; grandmother, Melba Hecox; brother, Tye Jackson and wife, Shelley; niece, Shelby Lipps; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. Memorials may be made to the Johnny Corbett Memorial Scholarship and they can be left at the funeral home. The family invites friends to leave a condolence or share a memory of Jacob in the online guestbook at www.meltonkitchens.com.