Ocean Beach 05

WILLIAM L. JACOBS, SR.

May 23, 1956 ~ September 1, 2020 (age 64)

Obituary Image

Obituary

William L. Jacobs, Sr., 64, passed away on September 1, 2020. He was born on May 23, 1956 in Akron, Ohio to William L. Rogers and Lillian Jacobs. William started a non-profit organization called the Problem Youth Program (PYP). William is preceded in death by his father, William Rogers; mother, Lillian Tucker; wife, Violet Jacobs; daughter, Deslah Smith (Duckworth); son, Marcus Cunningham; brothers, Leonard (Peanut) George and Greg Jacobs. William leaves to forever cherish his loving memory, daughter, Lavina (Wesley) Gordon-Black of Akron; sons, William L. Jacobs, Jr., and Marquest Jacobs both of Akron; brothers, Jentil Dunn (Go-Go), Leonard Rogers, William Richardson (Cheryl), Michael Morris (Eugenia), Larry Jacobs, Joseph Rogers (Debbie) and Charles Caffney all of Akron; sisters, Milyian Fain (Dennis) of Youngstown, Vanessa Williams of Wisconsin, Karen Rogers, Barbara Anderson (Mark), Sandra Richardson, Julie Tucker, LaTasha Tucker, and Shawntay Tucker all of Akron; 14 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. 

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of WILLIAM L. JACOBS, SR., please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Saturday
September 12, 2020

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
FUNERAL HOME AKRON LOCATION
1101 PALMETTO AVE
AKRON, OH 44306

Celebration of Life
Saturday
September 12, 2020

4:00 PM
FUNERAL HOME AKRON LOCATION
1101 PALMETTO AVE
AKRON, OH 44306

© 2020 Rhoden Memorial Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use