Following the untimely passing of Escambia County Fire Rescue Lieutenant Terrell Jackson, the vigil, celebration of life and burial ceremonies have been announced. Local media outlets are welcome to attend and cover all three ceremonies. Please Note: The family of Lt. Jackson has requested that a mask be worn at all times during all three ceremonies.
Vigil: Friday, Jan. 20, from 3-6 p.m. at Tracy Morton Memorial Chapel, located at 55 Coast Road.
Celebration of Life: Saturday, Jan. 21, from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Marcus Pointe Baptist Church, located at 6205 North “W” Street.
Burial: Saturday, Jan. 21, following the Celebration of Life. The burial will take place at Resthaven Gardens Cemetery, located at 1084 Massachusetts Avenue.
About Lt. Terrell Jackson
Lt. Terrell Jackson passed away on Monday, Jan. 9, after experiencing a medical emergency. Lt. Jackson began his career with ECFR as a volunteer firefighter in 2007, beginning with the Ferry Pass Volunteer Fire Department. On July 18, 2013, Lt. Jackson became a full-time firefighter. As a firefighter, he demonstrated a dedicated work ethic and compassion. His leadership and capabilities led to his promotion to lieutenant on Oct. 2, 2021. As a lieutenant, Terrell Jackson continued to show his dedication and passion for the job as he mentored firefighters and worked as the company officer on several different assignments. He has been described as a “firefighter’s firefighter” and has always led through his actions.