Wednesday, February 3rd
“The Jackson Companies and its 500+ teammates are feeling a tremendous loss today with the passing of our co-founder, Nelson Jackson. We appreciate the outpouring of kindness and concern of so many that knew him. In the meantime, we ask everyone for their understanding and respect for the Jackson family during their time of loss,” states Dennis Wade, CEO of The Jackson Companies, on Monday after Nelson Jackson passed away earlier that morning.
The Jackson Companies is a family-owned business comprised of several divisions including Ocean Lakes Family Campground, Prestwick Golf & Country Club, Ocean Lakes Properties, Sunway Charters and Tours, Crystal Lake Mobile Home Village, Ocean Lakes RV Center, and the master-planned development SayeBrook.

The arrangements celebrating the life of Nelson Jackson are on Wednesday and Thursday and open to the public. A visitation will be held at the Ocean Lakes Recreation Building on Wednesday and a memorial service also at Ocean Lakes Recreation Building on Thursday. Details are shown below.

An online guestbook and obituary are available at

Also online is an additional guestbook.

Wednesday, February 3, 4 PM - 7 PM
at Ocean Lakes’ Recreation Building
6001 South Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC

Memorial Service
Thursday, February 4 at 2 PM
at Ocean Lakes’ Recreation Building
6001 South Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to, The Jackson Center for Ethics and Values, Coastal Educational Foundation c/o Coastal Carolina University, PO Box 261954 Conway, SC 29528.

Goldfinch Funeral Home, Beach Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

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