On Friday, January 31, 2020, Jason Maurice Townsend, 46, transitioned from this earthly home after a courageous battle with cancer. Jason, affectionately known as “J-Smarts”, was born on April 23, 1973 in Anderson, In. Jason attended Anderson Community Schools and graduated from Anderson High School in 1991. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Telecommunications from I.U. Bloomington in 1997 and his MBA from Indiana Wesleyan in 2002. At I.U., he was involved with F.A.S.E (Faculty and Staff for Student Excellence) and a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
Jason was formerly employed by Delco Remy America, Chrysler, Janssen, Medtronic and Pfizer where he was named representative of the year in 2004. He was currently employed by Taiho Oncology, Inc. as an Oncology Account Manager and was a member of the Anderson Zion Baptist Church where he served as Trustee.
Jason leaves to cherish his memory; his faithful, loving wife, Theresa (Armstrong) and daughter Jazsmyn. parents; Wayne and Eula Townsend; brother, Marcus Townsend, Indianapolis, father and mother in-law, Larry and Garnetta Armstrong; uncle, Ricky Townsend; aunt, Ruthie Boyd; sisters-in-law; Marshell Harris, Sheri and Teri Armstrong and Kim Townsend; brothers-in-law; Larry Armstrong, Jr. and Marcus Jones; nephews, Brandon and Jalen Townsend; special cousins, Brent, Brian and Tommy McCullough and Darlene Hodges; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and brothers of Kappa Alpha Psi.
Preceding him in death; paternal grandparents, Charles “C.W.” and Janie M. Townsend; maternal grandparents, Tommie and Lucille McCullough Sr., uncle, Tommie McCullough, Jr. and beloved companion Bentley.
Funeral Services will be held, Saturday, February 8, 12:00 p.m. at Madison Park Church of God, 6607 Providence Dr., Anderson. Friends may call 2 hours before the service from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Rev. Doyle Moore Jr. and Rev. Victor Richardson, Officiating. Interment to follow at Anderson Memorial Park. Arrangements entrusted to Glazebrooks Funeral service.