HIGH POINT – Mr. Edward (Jake) Jacobson, 84, died Saturday, September 6th, at Beacon Place following a brief illness. Jake was born in Great Falls, Montana and was the son of Nels & Annie Jacobson. A celebration of Jake’s life will take place at 2:00 PM, Saturday, September 13th at Hickory Grove United Methodist Church in High Point. Visitation with family will preceed the service beginning at 1:00 PM. Jake served in the US Navy during the Korean War from 1948 – 1953. He was employed by McGladrey & Pullen LLP as an Office Manager until his retirement. He enjoyed outdoor activities, gardening, and spending time with his family. He was a member of Montlieu United Methodist Church where he was an active member of the choir. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, and a sister. He leaves to cherish his memory his beloved wife Betty, his two sons Brad and wife Mary of Greensboro, Kevin and wife Julie of Oak Ridge, two grandchildren Brian and wife Catherine of Scotland, and Lauren of Los Angeles. He is also survived by his brother Grant of Nevada and several nieces and nephews. Cremation services entrusted to Triad Cremation Society. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to honor Jake may be directed to the Guilford County Animal Shelter at 4525 W. Wendover Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27409 (336-297-5020).
Cremation Services entrusted to Triad Cremation Society & Chapel.