Gustave “Gus” Jackson



Greenfield – Gustave “Gus” Jackson, age 65, of Greenfield, passed away Friday, August 5, 2022. He was born in Greenfield on March 30, 1957, to Charles and Martha (Wilson) Jackson. He graduated from Greenfield-Central High School in 1975.

He had been a Well Driller for Jackson Well Drilling for over 46 years. Gus loved birdwatching, feeding and watching wildlife. He was an avid fan of IU Basketball, and a fan of Bobby Knight and Larry Bird. He enjoyed watching the Cincinnati Reds play baseball. He also enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson and playing horseshoes.

He is survived by his daughter Sarah (Matt) Young of New Palestine; grandchildren J.P. and Graham; siblings Joy (Gene) Jack, Tim (Doris) Jackson, William (Roni) Jackson, and Fred Matlock; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister Glenna Matlock; brother James Jackson; nephew Chad Jackson; and significant other, Jackie.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 10, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m., at Erlewein Mortuary &Crematory, 1484 W. US Hwy. 40, Greenfield, IN 46140. A funeral service will follow at 1:30 p.m., with Chris Dahlquist officiating. Burial will follow at Park Cemetery in Greenfield.

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