James M. Jackson, 53, died Dec. 27, 2002, in Payson. He was born April 20, 1949 in Jefferson, Iowa.
In 1971, Mr. Jackson founded Concord Companies, Inc., a general contracting firm with offices in Mesa and Tucson.
He is survived by his wife, Pat; son, John; sister, Bonnie Wellington of Payson; brothers, Bob of Scottsdale and Gary of Mesa.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday Jan. 2 at Word of Grace Church, 655 E. University in Mesa.
Donations can be made to the Brain Tumor Society, 124 Watertown St., Ste. 314, Watertown, MA 02472, or RTA Hospice, 107 E. Frontier, Bldg. B, Payson, AZ 85541.
Arrangements were handled by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.