Stewartsville…..Ronald Dale “Jake” Jacobs, age 81, was born July 11, 1935 in St. Joseph the son Edgar Lee and Stella Dorothy (Wyoda) Jacobs and passed away August 9, 2016.
On December 24, 1956 in St. Joseph, MO, Jake and Delores L. Aughinbaugh were united in marriage. To this union two children were born. Jake served in the United States Air Guard for nine years and served during Vietnam.
Jake had an infectious smile, laugh and was a Christian who loved the Lord. He was a member and Deacon at Clarksdale Baptist Church. Jake drove for Hillyards as a Chemical Truck Driver and after retirement drove the OATS Bus. Jake loved his Lord, family (especially his grandchildren), and raced into his 70s.
He is preceded in death by his parents; wife and love of his life, Delores Jacobs; and brother, Eddie Lee Jacobs.
Survivors include two children, Huey Jacobs (Michelle), Stewartsville and Penny Adkins (Jacky), Stewartsville; brother, Claude Jacobs (Judy), St. Joseph; six grandchildren, Chantelle, Rachelle, Caleb, Jared, Gabi , and Duke; ten great-grandchildren, Grace, Alli, Ella, Annabelle, Caroline, Owen, Shyne, Laken, & Jake.
Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, August 12, 2016 at Clarksdale Baptist Church with burial in Independence Cemetery, Hemple, MO. Visitation: 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday at Turner Family Funeral Home of Stewartsville. In lieu of flowers Memorial Contributions: Midland Ministry (Attn: George Fizer) 709 East HidePark Ave. St. Joseph, MO 64504. Online condolences: www.turnerfamilyfuneral.com