Official Obituary of

Wilbert "Jake" Jacobs

September 16, 1948 ~ February 19, 2024 (age 75) 75 Years Old
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Wilbert "Jake" Jacobs Obituary

Mr. Wilbert “Jake” Jacobs, 75, of 1106 Hemingway Chapel Rd. 1 E, Conway, SC, formerly a resident of Newburgh, New York, passed away on Monday, February 19, 2024, at Conway Medical Center in Conway, S.C.

Wilbert was born September 16, 1948, in Harnett County, NC, to the late Mary Howard Jacobs and her husband, William Earnest Jacobs. In addition to his parents, Wilbert is preceded in death by one son: Michael Jacobs, and one granddaughter: Asia Jacobs, and three sisters: Ethlene Herring, Bertha Newkirk, and Nettie Williams. Wilbert enjoyed two careers before retiring, one as a Carpenter, and the other as a Truck Driver. While living in Newburgh, Wilbert worshipped at Ebenezer Baptist Church, he later moved to Fayetteville, NC, where he continued worship with New BenSalem Missionary Baptist Church, in Highfalls, NC, under Pastor Richard Bethea. Shortly thereafter he became a resident of Conway, SC.  

A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, March 02, 2024, at Carter Funeral Home, 111 N. Ingold Ave., Garland, NC. Interment to follow in the Garland Community Cemetery, Hill Circle Road, Garland, NC. The service will be officiated by Pastor Richard Bethea.

Wilbert is survived by his ex-wife: Linda (Jacobs) Lewis, his children:  Angela M. (Jacobs) Jones, Kelly R. Jacobs, Kimberly Y. Jacobs, and Kisha S. Jacobs, his brothers: James, Frank, Charles, Harvey Lee, his sister: Zelma Jacobs, along with that, 13 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and countless cousins, nieces, and nephews.

“Crushed by your absence, crushed by your loss, even as I walk through the world with the good memories in my heart. Grinning to myself about the jokes we shared, and the little moments will always be there.”

A Viewing will be held on Friday, March 01, 2024, from 1:00-6:00 PM, with the family present from 5:00-6:00 PM, at Carter Funeral Home, 111 N. Ingold Ave., Garland, NC.

Services have been provided by Carter Funeral Home of Garland.

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March 1, 2024

1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Carter Funeral Home
111 N. Ingold Ave.
Garland, NC 28441

Funeral Service
March 2, 2024

2:00 PM
Carter Funeral Home
111 N. Ingold Ave.
Garland, NC 28441

Interment following funeral service
March 2, 2024

Garland Community Cemetery, Hill Circle Road, NC


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