Alfred D. Jackman, 79 was born on February 4, 1940 in Panama City, Panama. He returned to glory on Wednesday, August 17, 2019. He was the second of nine children and first born to John and Beryl Jackman. As a young man, Alfred left his native country and immigrated to Brooklyn, NY. With the determination to make a better life for himself he often worked 2-3 jobs at a time. After many years of working and living in the NY Area he received an opportunity to relocate to Charlotte, NC in 1986 where he lived until his passing.
Alfred was known by many nicknames but most knew him as “Jack.” He was a quiet man that left a bold impression. A lover of clothes, Cadillacs and sports. A diehard fan of the Tar Heels and the Patriots.
Alfred was known as a hardworking man to everyone that knew him. He spent the bulk of his professional career with Royal Insurance where he was a dedicated employee for over 25 years and retired. Bored with his new leisurely life, he went on to join Pitney Bowes/ Liberty Mutual where he worked as a mailroom supervisor. In addition to working 40 hrs during the day he also continued to work an evening job as a supervisor at Metrolina Services for over 20 years. He finally decided to stop working and enjoy his final retirement in 2008.
Alfred was married to Carrie Jackman of Charlotte, NC in 1978 and they celebrated 40 years of marriage on September 2, 2018. He is survived by two daughters, Kim Jackman of Rockville Centre, NY and Carrie Jackman-Hoyle (Gene) of Charlotte, NC. He was preceded in death by his parents and 3 brothers. John Jackman (Father), Beryl Jackman(Mother) Francisco Jackman, Julian Jackman, and Augustin Jackman. He is survived by 5 brothers and sisters. Clementina Hamlin of Columbia SC, Juan Jackman of Panama City Panama, Jaime Jackman of Dallas, Texas, Gabriel Jackman of Columbia SC, and Anna Poole of Colonial Heights, VA. He is also survived by 4 grandchildren Justyn Revan and Tyler Revan of Rockville Centre NY and Carrie Jayden and Jackson Hoyle of Charlotte, NC. He is survived also by a score of nieces and
nephews, cousins, and friends.
The family will receive friends and family from 1:00 – 2:00 pm, Thursday, April 25, 2019 at Hankins & Whittington Funeral Service, 1111 East Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28203 followed by a Celebration of Life Service at 2:00 pm.