Jacobs, Robert Michael
Birth: Sunday, August 04, 1946 in Baltimore, Maryland
Residence: Chaptico, Maryland
Death: Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at the age of 69
Laid to Rest: Monday, November 23, 2015 in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church Cemetery, Bushwood, Maryland
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Robert Michael "Jake" Jacobs, 69, of Chaptico, MD died Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at MedStar St. Mary's Hospital in Leonardtown, MD surrounded by his loving family. He was born August 4, 1946 in Baltimore, MD to the late Warner W. and Lucille V. Watson Jacobs.
In 1965, Jake proudly served in the United States Navy for 28 dedicated years until his retirement in 1993 as a Chief Warrant Officer. After retiring from the United States Navy, Jake proudly worked with numerous local Government contractors for 19 years supporting the Navy fleet, retiring in 2012.
On August 15, 1971, he married his beloved wife, Mary Ellen "Sue" North. Together they celebrated over 44 wonderful years together. He was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, VFW Post 2632 in California, MD, American Legion Post 221 in Avenue, MD, Fleet Reserve ASO Branch 92 in Lexington Park, MD, Vietnam Veteran VO-67 Ghost Squadron, and the Mustang Associates.
In addition to his beloved wife, Jake is also survived by his children, Vickie L. Sandsbury of Lexington Park, MD, Marshelle A. Jacobs of Chaptico, MD, Tammy R. Flanagan of Chaptico, MD, Charles F. Jacobs of California, MD and Wayne K. Jacobs of California, MD; his siblings, Margaret K. Jackson of Lexington, KY, Barbara E. Jacobs of Lexington, KY, Brenda L. Der of Baltimore, MD, and Mary Beth Jacobs of Baltimore, MD; 11 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by his brother, William B. Jacobs.
Family will receive friends for Jake's Life Celebration on Sunday, November 22, 2015 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., with a prayer service at 4:00 p.m., at Brinsfield Funeral Home, 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Reverend Anthony Lickteig on Monday, November 23, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 23080 Maddox Road, Bushwood, MD 20618. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 23080 Maddox Road, Bushwood, MD 20618. Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A.