James Jacobs Sr

James E. Jacobs Sr

1923 - 2022

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Obituary of James E. Jacobs Sr

James E. Jacobs, Sr., 99, widower of Mildred Miller Jacobs, passed away on Thursday, July 28, 2022. He was born in Clintonville, Kentucky on April 30, 1923 to the late Henry and Carrie Scott Jacobs. He was the Director for the EEOC Department of Transportation and was a Veteran of the US Navy.

He is survived by his daughters, Carole (Nurudeen Oguntoyinbo) Jacobs, Frankfort, and Paula J. (Benjamin) Carter, IN; his grandchildren, Benjamin, Jr., Kimberly (Herbert), Parris (Nina), James III(Kendra), Tara, and Tomeka (Clemette); his great grandchildren, Jesse, Jordan, Amayah, Nya, Braden, Brooke, Parris Jr., Graelyn, Gavalin, James IV, and Princeton; his caregiver, Latashia Madison; his companion, Carrie Lasley; his good friend, Geneva Benson; as well as a host of nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by his son, James E. Jacobs, Jr.; his 9 siblings; and his grandchildren, Jamie and Natashia.

Graveside service with military honors will be private at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Clark Legacy Center, Versailles Rd is in charge of arrangements.