Phillip was born June 23rd 1947 in Newark, New Jersey. Phillip was a very sociable child and he maintained that characteristic as he never met a stranger.
Phillip attended Southside High School and studied Contract Law remotely at Lasalle University.
Phillip loved music and took pride in his appearance. He also liked swimming, fishing and he sold the fish he caught on Belmont Ave in Newark. Phil also enjoyed sports. He was a fan of the Cincinnati Bengals and whatever team LeBron was on, being his favorites.
‘Phil’ as called by his family, worked various positions throughout his career at A & P Bakery, Singer Sewing Co. & as a Window washer cleaning windows at the Empire State Building in New York.
In the 1970s, life called Phil and he answered as he moved to Cincinnati, Ohio where he was certified as a metal cutter and blueprint reader. Phil loved to drive and found a passion for driving Railroad workers to-and-from various locations.
Phil was loved and will truly be missed.
To welcome Phil to his new home is his parents: Anne Mae and Frederick Jackson; his grandmother, Mattie Cook; his brother, Frederick Jackson III; his son, Hakeem Kendricks and Londale Martin
To cherish his memories, Phil leaves a brother; Ronald Jackson (Judy) of Hillside NJ. his daughters: Phileshia Jackson of Durham NC; Almenia Jackson-Garvey (Padraig) of St. Germain en Laye, France; his son: Philip Lamont Kendricks of Newark NJ; Brenda Smith, Phil’s loving partner for 30+ years; and her daughters Alysia Smith and Bridget Martin of Cincinnati, Oh.
Grandchildren: Marcel Hasty; Simone and Liam Garvey; Jasmine Clarke; Destiny Kendricks; Dariyon Kendricks; Great-grandchild Deven Gonzalez as well as nieces and a host of friends and loved ones.