Mr. Kory Dwight Jackson, 35, of Youngstown gained his heavenly wings on Sunday, April 30, 2023.
Kory was born October 11, 1987, to Amanda M. Brown and Mark Brown. Kory accepted Christ in his life at an early age and was attending Mt. Gilead Baptist Church. Kory was an outstanding athlete, and started at age of 6 playing little league football with the Westside Patriots. He was a 2006 graduate of Chaney High School, where he played football and basketball. While at Chaney High School, he received many awards including most valuable Jr. of the year and the Frank Sink which was awarded for offensive player of the year, and was a two time All Northeast Ohio Conference player. Kory attended Waynesburg College where he played football, and attended Youngstown State University. Kory became a counselor at Camp Fitch as he loved the outdoors. He was self-employed athletic trainer, dog breeder and “Jack of all trades”. Kory was a dedicated father, son, brother, nephew, cousin and friend.
He leaves to cherish his beloved memories his parents; four children, Kae’Den, Kory, Kay and Koryann Jackson all of Youngstown; four sisters, Karleena Jackson of Youngstown, Karisha Jackson of Saginaw, Michigan, Karmen of Atlanta, GA and Keyonna Brown of Columbus; four brothers, Kenneth and Kendall Jackson, Kodie Johnson and Marquis Brown all of Youngstown; and a host of nieces, nephews, other family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Charles Talley, Betty J. Talley and Becky Barns.
Visitation will be Wednesday, May 10, 2023 from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at Grace Evangelistic Temple, 2214 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown. A celebration of life will follow at 11:00 a.m. Guests are asked to wear masked and observe social distancing.
Ministry of comfort, love and dignity entrusted to the L. E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home.
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