Robert C. Jacobs

August 25, 1918 ‒ March 13, 2005

Gambier, Ohio

Robert C. Jacobs, age 86, of Gambier, died Sunday March 13, 2005 at the Arlington Nursing Home in Newark. Robert was born August 25, 1918, in Gambier to George B. and Mertie D. (Crego) Jacobs and had spent his lifetime in the Gambier area. He was a 1936 graduate of Gambier High School and retired from Cooper Energy Services in Mount Vernon in 1981 after 36 years employment as a machinist.

Robert was a member of the Epworth United Methodist Church in Gambier; was a charter member of the Gambier Fishing Club and had served as a College Township trustee.

Surviving are his daughter Joan (Daniel “Bump”) Omlor of Newark, two sons James Jacobs of St. Louis, Missouri and Jack (Terry) Jacobs of Mount Vernon; four grandchildren Kim Jacobs, Barry Jacobs, Beth Omlor, Jodi Omlor; two great grandchildren Nathan Jacobs and Laura Jacobs; and many nieces and nephews. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his son Richard Jacobs and two brothers Donald Jacobs and Harold Jacobs

A funeral service will be Friday at 2 PM at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon where friends may call 2 hours before the funeral. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in Gambier.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the Gambier Fishing Club.

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