Rev. Joe Jacobs, Jr., age 76 of Maxton completed this journey to his Heavenly home on Saturday, November 21, 2020.
Joe was born June 15, 1944 in Marlboro County, South Carolina to the late Joseph Jacobs and Jessie Mae Gardner Mauldin. He was preceded in death by his loving wife whom he cherished, Myrtle Smiling Jacobs. He retired after many years from Richmond Converters and faithfully served the Lord in his ministry. He was a member of the Union Light Baptist Church, loved to study his Bible, visiting the sick and home bound. He enjoyed fishing, loved canning his peppers and tomatoes; above all, sharing time with his family was his greatest joy. A devoted and loving father, grandfather, brother and Pastor, Rev. Joe will truly be missed.
Along with his parents and wife, he is preceded in death by brother, Sammy Butler; sisters, Mary Jacobs, Elizabeth Chavis, and Helen Harrellson.
Rev. Jacobs leaves behind his children, son, Joseph Lewis Jacobs (Carmita) of Maxton; daughters, Tammie Marie Webster (Dobie) of Laurinburg, Pamela Sue Locklear (Von) of Maxton; brother, L.C. Butler of New London; sisters, Frances Delgado of Rockingham, Julie Clemente of Monroe, Gail Lowery of Red Springs, Jo Ann Jacobs of Wagram, Peggy Jacobs of Laurinburg; his grandchildren, Michael Ray Jacobs, Jonathan Travis Sweeney, Kimberly N. Kelly, Tyler C. Webster, Elizabeth Ruth Rumley (Ben), Brittane Harris Jacobs, Joseph Carlon Jacobs, Von Donyal Locklear, Jr., Ashton Cole Von Locklear, Aaron Seth Von Locklear, Alex Jacob Von Locklear; great grandchildren, Annina Marie Jacobs, Michael Jacobs, Jr., Madison Kelly, Katie Kelly, Gabby McKenzie, Konnor Webster, Alyssa Webster, and Kaidyn Webster; many nieces, nephews and a host of loving family.
Services will be held at graveside on Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. in the Epps Family Cemetery. Family will greet friends following the service at graveside.
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