James Steven Jackson was born on April 6, 1950 in Wichita Kansas. He passed away peacefully in the arms of his loved ones on February 19, 2017 in Mesa AZ. He was 66 years old. He was married to the love of his life Carol Casler Jackson for forty six years and they have two loving daughters: Heather (Chris Levario) and Summer (Derek Kennedy.) Jim’s legacy will continue through his seven grandchildren who love him dearly: Sage, Liberty, Krew, Lily, Kash, Sailor and Luke. Funeral services will be held on Friday February 24, 2017 at 11:00 am at Bunker’s University Chapel 3529 E. University Dr. Mesa.