Jackson Luke Myers, 18, of Dayton, passed away after an automobile accident on Thursday, September 29, 2022, at Rhea Medical Center in Dayton. He was born on June 19, 2004, in Chattanooga, the son of Jeremy Myers and Melanie (Jackson) Myers, who survive him. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Sandra Jackson.
Jackson lived in Dayton all his life and was a senior at Rhea County High School. He ran cross country for seven years, played basketball, was on the yearbook staff, was a member of FCA, was active in the youth group at New Union Baptist Church and was an avid Vols fan.
Jackson is survived by his parents; his brother, William Clayton Myers; his grandparents, Wayne and Lynn Myers; his grandfather, Rev. Lamar Jackson; his uncles, Aaron (Tiffany) Myers and Mark Jackson; and many friends and family who loved him, all of Dayton and Rhea County.
Funeral services for Jackson will be held at Rhea County High School Auditorium on Sunday, Oct. 2 at 3 p.m., with Pastor Keath Butt officiating. The family will receive friends at the high school from noon until the time of the service.
The family has requested that friends wear orange to the service.
Please share your memories and photos of Jackson on his online guest register at www.vanderwallfh.com.
The family is being cared for by Vanderwall Funeral Home in Dayton.