Alan Jackson’s father, Eugene Jackson, passed away Monday evening at the age of 72 from an aortic aneurysm. He was married to his wife, Ruth Musick Jackson, for 53 years. Alan Jackson requested that radio stations play his song “Home” yesterday in remembrance of his father. This song was written in honor of his parents. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. ET today in Newnan, Ga.