Memphis doctor dies in plane crash, worked at St. Francis Bartlett

Memphis doctor dies in plane crash, worked at St. Francis Bartlett
Dr. Bryan Jackson was killed in a plane crash Friday. (Brent Taylor / Paul B. McCarver Funeral Directors)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Memphis doctor died Friday after his plane crashed in Jackson, Tenn.

Dr. Bryan Scott Jackson, 47, died Friday. He was on his way home after a trip to Dickson.

Jackson was born in Memphis and graduated from Bartlett High School in 1990.

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He is also a graduate of Christian Brothers University in 1994 and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, where he received his degree as a Medical Doctor in 1999.

He worked at St. Francis Hospital Bartlett for 15 years, where he had previously served as Chief of Surgery and was named Physician of the Year in 2016.

He is survived by his parents, Jim and Shirley Jackson; brother, Kevin Jackson; nephews Parker, Caden and Braylin Jackson; his aunt, Brenda Pilant (Doug) and uncle, Brad King (Vicky) all of Bartlett and many members of his extended family in Tennessee and Texas.