The Dispatch

In memory of Jackson Eng

Jackson+Eng+passed+away+the+morning+of+January+19%2C+2019+due+to+complications+from+a+severe+case+of+pancreatitis.
Back to Article
Back to Article

In memory of Jackson Eng

Jackson Eng passed away the morning of January 19, 2019 due to complications from a severe case of pancreatitis.

Jackson Eng passed away the morning of January 19, 2019 due to complications from a severe case of pancreatitis.

Photo by: Courtesy of Dignity Memorial

Jackson Eng passed away the morning of January 19, 2019 due to complications from a severe case of pancreatitis.

Photo by: Courtesy of Dignity Memorial

Photo by: Courtesy of Dignity Memorial

Jackson Eng passed away the morning of January 19, 2019 due to complications from a severe case of pancreatitis.

Rachel Baschnagel, Copy Editor

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






On January 19, 2019, Jackson Eng, a senior at Bowie, passed away due to complications from a severe case of pancreatitis. Jackson was born on January 6, 2001, and was 18 years old.

At school, Jackson played football and lacrosse, and was involved in graphic design and animation.

“He’s the kind of guy that I became a teacher for, because he cared,” animation teacher Andrew Nourse said. “He cared about himself; he cared about other people. Students really liked him because he had such a good personality- he had good work ethic and he just gave life his all, I think. He was the kind of guy that reached his potential, and it’s devastating. It’s kind of hard to find words, you know? He was amazing and I adored him.”

Jackson’s friend and classmate senior Chance James has known him since sixth grade, when they met at school. The two remained friends all throughout high school.

“I’m gonna miss him being there all the time, because he was always there for me to just talk to, vent to,” James said. “He was always there to listen.”

Another of Jackson’s friends, senior Esai Rojo, said that Jackson always made time for him, and expanded on why Jackson was a good friend.

“He was always willing to just take the time to sit down and help me out with stuff,” Rojo said. “I liked how he would always respect other people’s opinion and was never judgmental. And he was just a fun person to joke around with.”

Jackson is fondly remembered by his mother, Mary; father, Darryl; brother, Noah; grandmother, Pearl; and his aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Information about his funeral services can be found in his obituary here.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






Leave a Comment

Comment and tell us what you thought of the story:

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Left
  • In memory of Jackson Eng

    News

    In memory of Kyle Isaiah Felix

  • News

    Bringing love through baking

  • In memory of Jackson Eng

    Announcements

    Campus bounces back after vandalism

  • In memory of Jackson Eng

    Brief

    Bowldogs knocking down pins

  • Feature

    Carolina Govea HTS president

  • News

    Budget Cuts of Fine Arts Trips

  • In memory of Jackson Eng

    In-Depth

    Vandalism of JBHS: The full story

  • Announcements

    The Dispatch Online earns Pacemaker finalist position

  • In memory of Jackson Eng

    News

    AISD’s decreasing enrollment causes new budget cuts

  • In memory of Jackson Eng

    News

    NHS community service programs provide for peers

Navigate Right
The student news site of James Bowie High School
In memory of Jackson Eng