Mr. James “Jake” Edwin Jacobs, 87 of Bonifay, Florida died on Tuesday, November 1, 2016, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, Alabama.
Born Wednesday, January 9, 1929 in Holmes County, Florida, he was the son of the late Tullie Jacobs and the late Mae Brett Jacobs.
He was a member of First United Methodist Church. He was retired from the United States Army. Mr. Jacobs was a member of the NRA, Council on Aging, Chamber of Commerce, Kiwanis, Masonic Lodge #276 in Bethlehem and was a former Mayor of Bonifay.
Surviving are son, Scott Jacobs of Atlanta, GA, brother, Talmadge Jacobs of Wicksburg, AL.
A Funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, November 4, 2016 at First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jean Tippit officiating. Interment will be with Military Honors in Bethlehem Methodist Church Cemetery, Bethlehem, FL with Sims Funeral Home directing.
The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM on Friday, November 4, 2016, at First United Methodist Church, Bonifay, Florida.