Kenneth A. Jackson, 65, of Grand Island, Neb. formerly of La Grange died Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013 at Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Grand Island, Neb. He was born in Mount Pleasant on May 7, 1948, the son of J.D. Jackson and Laura (Mitchell) Jackson. He served the U.S. Navy from 1967 to 1969. He served aboard the USS AJAX. He is survived by mother, Laura Faye Jackson-Watkins and stepfather, James; three brothers, Jim Jackson and wife, Pat of La Grange, Joe Jackson and wife, Nancy of Big Lake and Larry Jackson of La Grange and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father, J.D. Jackson and brother, John Jackson. Graveside Services were held in the La Grange City Cemetery at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013. Koenig & Strickland Funeral Home in La Grange was in charge of arrangements.