Jackson Tanner Fahl, 92, of Chattanooga, Tenn., died Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, 2013, in Chattanooga after his long life ended with a short illness. He was born March 31, 1921, in Kimball Tenn. He was preceded in death by his father, A.J. Tanner, of Manchester Tenn.; his mother, Irene Ambrester Tanner Fahl, of Chattanooga; and his adoptive father, Earl Cornell Fahl. He enlisted and served in the Air Force during World War II, flying out of Guam; and in addition was a bombardier instructor at Deming Air Force Base in New Mexico. After World War II, following his discharge as a lieutenant, he came back to Tennessee briefly only to return to the Southwest where he spent the major portion of the rest of his lifetime, living in El Paso, Texas; Albuquerque, New Mexico; Phoenix, Tucson, and Green Valley, Arizona areas for over fifty years, returning to Tennessee to live out his last years. He had owned and operated several insurance agencies, primarily in New Mexico and Arizona, and was a longtime USF&G representative. He was a graduate of South Pittsburg High School and of the Episcopal faith. He is survived by his half-sisters, Barbara Fahl Kelley, of Chattanooga Tenn., Jeannie Tanner Nelson, of Brevard, NC, Joy T. (Bill) Bomar, of Memphis, Tenn., Jackie Tanner Jones, of Jackson, Tenn.; and several nieces and cousins. Graveside services will be held on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at 2 p.m. Eastern Time in Cumberland View Cemetery, Kimball, TN with Father Jon Anderson officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Christ Church Episcopal, either South Pittsburg or Chattanooga. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.rogersfuneralhome.com. Rogers Funeral Home, South Pittsburg, has been entrusted with the arrangements.