Douglas Edward Jackson Sr., 59., of Chestnut St., Springfield, passed away at Baystate Medical Center on Wednesday, February 17, 2021. Born in Brooklyn, New York, Douglas was a son of Joe Jackson and Aminta (Reid) Hairston. A 52-year Springfield resident, he had been employed as a systems administrator for Job Corps. Pre-deceased by his parents and two brothers, he is survived by his children, Douglas Jackson Jr., and Lakeia Jackson, both of Indian Orchard and Roshawnda Jackson of CT; a step-son, Torry Pullen of Springfield; four brothers, Joe Jackson of VA, and Ellis Jackson, David Hairston, and Keith Hairston all of Springfield; two sisters, Adrian Wheeler of VA and Debra McRae of Granby, CT; and four grandchildren. The public walk-thru wake is 10-11 a.m. Wednesday. Funeral services will be private.
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