Jerry L. Jackson, 73, Hays, formerly of Hill City, died Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at Hays Medical Center.

He was born June 24, 1943, in Hill City to Ormund George and Mildred Gertrude (Francis) Jackson.

He married Billie Jo Hashenberger on Oct. 13, 1990, in Hill City. He was a heavy equipment operator.

Survivors include his wife, Hays; a son, Jordan Jackson, Hays; and two grandchildren.

A celebration of life will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at 2300 E. Seventh, Lot 47, Hays; private family burial will be at a later date.

There will be no visitation.

Memorials are suggested to the family.