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Dr. Kenneth Hilland Jackson

November 10, 1963 — April 2, 2024

Vestavia, AL

Dr. Kenneth Hilland Jackson

Dr. Kenneth Hilland Jackson, husband of 34 years to Dr. Cherry Wyant Jackson, died on Tuesday, April 2, 2024 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. Born in Anderson, South Carolina on November 10, 1963, he was the only son of the late Charles Kenneth Jackson and Enola Cummings Thomas Jackson.

Dr. Jackson was raised in Anderson, South Carolina and attended Presbyterian College. He was a graduate of the Medical University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy and received his Doctorate degree from the University of Florida.

He was a Principal Medical Science Liaison with Lundbeck Pharmaceuticals and was previously employed with Vivus Pharmaceuticals and Shionogi Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Jackson was former Director of Pharmacy at Summit Cancer Care in Savannah, Georgia and clinical pharmacist at The Medical University of South Carolina Children's Hospital and Roper Hospital in Charleston, South Carolina. Kenneth was a member and Deacon at The Church of Liberty Park.

Surviving are his wife, Dr. Cherry Wyant Jackson; son, Pierce Masters Jackson of Auburn, Alabama; daughter, Dr. Caroline Arden Jackson of Nashville, Tennessee; sisters, Kathleen Jackson McAllister and Laura Jackson Jones of Anderson, South Carolina; nephew, Thomas Edwin McAllister, Jr. (Meg) of Washington DC; and niece, Julianna Austin Jones of Atlanta, Georgia. In addition to his parents, Dr. Jackson was predeceased by his brother-in-law, Julian Harold Jones, Jr.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, April 5th, at 11:30 a.m. at The Church of Liberty Park, Vestavia Hills, AL, with Reverends Randy Overstreet and Nathaniel French officiating. The family will receive friends from 10:15 a.m. until 11:15 a.m. at the church.

A committal service will be held on Sunday, April 7th, at 2:00 p.m. at Mount Pleasant Memorial Gardens Mausoleum in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina with Reverend Wesley Braswell officiating. 

Memorials honoring the life of Dr. Kenneth Hilland Jackson may be directed to The Church of Liberty Park ( or Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church (

Ridout's Valley Chapel in Homewood, Alabama and J. Henry Stuhr Funeral Home in Charleston, South Carolina are assisting the family of Dr. Jackson.

A memorial message may be sent to the family on our website at

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