Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Benefit for comedian 'Jus Jay' Jackson tonight

Posted By on Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 2:30 PM

click to enlarge KC will miss the laughs.
  • KC will miss the laughs.

Comedian Jus Jay, whose real name was Jay Ramone Jackson, died June 18. He was 26.

Jackson died from complications after a kidney transplant, according to this website. The previous night, he'd gotten big laughs onstage when he performed at Ginuwine's Arabian Nights Under the Stars charity event.

A benefit will be held tonight at 8 at Danny's

Big Easy, 1601 East 18th Street.

Jackson's

funeral is scheduled for noon Saturday, June 26, at Memorial Baptist Church, 11424 Hickman Mills Drive, following a visitation that starts at 10 a.m. He will be buried at
XII Gates Memorial Gardens.


Here's a performance from January 2009,

filmed by Terrence Berger and Chris Edwards.

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