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Mike C. Jackson

May 24, 1975 December 25, 2018
Mike C. Jackson
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Obituary for Mike C. Jackson

Mike Jackson, a resident of Milford and a native of Flint, died at home on December 25, 2018 at the age of 43.

Mike was born on May 24, 1975 in Flint, Michigan, the son of Charles and Sondra (nee. Mathis) Jackson. From an early age, Mike displayed an outgoing, happy nature and a propensity for sports. He graduated from Carman-Ainsworth High School in Flint and was a three-sport athlete, competing in basketball, football and track. Following high school, Mike earned a Bachelor’s degree in business from Michigan State University. Mike enjoyed his career in business development with Denso and Telenav.

In December of 1998, Mike Jackson met the young Kimberly MacDonald through a mutual friend. The couple quickly fell in love and were married on October 12, 2001 and made their home in Milford. Often called “Mr. Milford”, Mike loved all things Milford and, of course, Michigan State. He was incredibly gregarious and magnetic - he treated every moment and meeting as an opportunity to make a new friend. A true “yes man”, he was drawn to people and was always available to help a person in need. Most of all, Mike loved his family. He was a devoted husband and a loving father. His children were his greatest treasures — he was a proud coach and honored to be a dance dad. He will always be remembered for his kind, fun-loving, free spirit and the impact and legacy he left with his family, his many friends and all those he met.

He leaves his beloved wife, Kim; his dear children, Lauren, Sophie and Calvin; his parents, Charlie and Sandy Jackson; his sister, Lynn (Bob) Leschuk; in-laws, Dick and Nancy MacDonald; brother-in-law, Dan (Jenny) MacDonald; nephews, Tyler Leschuk, Jake MacDonald; nieces, Emily Leschuk and Cameron MacDonald; best friend, Brian (Mike Monzon) Irving, as well as extended family members, many many friends and his sweet dog, Harper.

Visitation will be held at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 404 E. Liberty St., Milford on Friday, December 28, 2018 from 2-8 PM with a Time of Sharing at 7 PM. 

A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Mary’s Church, 1955 E. Commerce St, Milford on Saturday, December 29, 2018 at 11 AM with gathering beginning at 10:30 AM. Cremation will follow. 

Memorial contributions may be made to The Mike C. Jackson Memorial Fund, established in December, 2018 and will support his three beautiful children he left behind. Distributions will be made to support their aspirations as dancers, athletes, and their academic future. The GoFundMe link is at the bottom of this page.

For further information phone Lynch & Sons, Milford at 248-684-6645.

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2:00 PM 12/28/2018 2:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 12/28/2018 8:00:00 PM
Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Milford

404 E. Liberty Street
Milford, MI 48381

Time of Sharing at 7 PM

Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Milford
404 E. Liberty Street Milford 48381 MI
United States





11:00 AM 12/29/2018 11:00:00 AM
St. Mary Our Lady of the Snows

1955 E. Commerce St.
Milford, MI 48381

Visitation beginning at 10:30 AM

St. Mary Our Lady of the Snows
1955 E. Commerce St. Milford 48381 MI
United States

Memorial Contribution

Mike C. Jackson Memorial Fund


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