Ronald G. Jacobs, age 75, of Urbana, Ohio and formerly of Bellefontaine, Ohio passed away Thursday, February 27, 2020 at Vancrest of Urbana.
He was born in Springfield, Ohio June 3, 1944, a son of the late Gail and Myrtle (Myers) Jacobs. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Dan Jacobs.
On January 9, 1978, in San Diego, California he married Karen Lee Andrews and she survives in Urbana. He is also survived by his daughter, Annette (Jim) Briggs of Russells Point, Ohio and a son, Wayne Jacobs of Bellefontaine; two grandchildren; six great grandchildren; a sister, Darlene Kay Knox of Springfield, and two brothers, Bob (Judy) Jacobs of Urbana and Donald Ray (Debbie) Jacobs of Monroe, Michigan and several nieces and nephews.
Ronald attended Christ Our King Church in Bellefontaine and had worked for Chu Industries in California for five years before moving back to Ohio. He then worked several years for Grafalloy making tennis rackets before going to work at local farms as a farmhand. In his younger years, he enjoyed fishing with his mother.
The Jacobs family wishes to give a special thank you to the staff of Hospice of Dayton and the Vancrest of Urbana staff for their wonderful care.
A Chaplain from Hospice of Dayton will officiate a private family memorial service at 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 6, 2020 in the Community Room in Vancrest of Urbana.
A private burial will be at the Zanesfield Cemetery in Zanesfield, Ohio.
The staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Bellefontaine is honored to serve the Jacobs family.