Tommy Ray Jacobs
22 November, 1931 – 28 September, 2017
Tommy Ray Jacobs, 85 of Desdemona, TX passed away in Spring TX on September 28, 2017. He was born in Eastland County on November 22, 1931. Tommy graduated from Desdemona High School in 1949. He then served in the Coast Guard from November 1952 to November 1955. Tommy married Peggy Ann Dempsey on April 11, 1953. He worked for The Mundy Companies and retired as Senior Vice President in 2001 after 38 years of service. Tommy was an avid golfer and loved all sports. His passion was his family and taking care of them. He loved playing card games, dominoes, croquet and washers with his family and friends. He was the family handyman and pet sitter. He had a tremendous love for all the family pets as they did for him. Tommy was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Peggy Ann Jacobs. He was also preceded in death by his parents W.H. Jacobs and Eula Jacobs, W.H. Jacobs Jr, Geraldine, Billie, Bonnie and June. He is survived by his daughter, Pamela Butler and husband Richard Butler; son, Randy Jacobs and wife Phyllisha Wilson Jacobs; daughter, Wendy Elliott and husband Donald Elliott; daughter, Kelly Fowler and husband Bob Fowler; granddaughter, Angela Hathorn; grandson, Donald Elliott Jr; granddaughter, Malinde Poth and husband Jacob Poth; grandson, Brenham Jacobs and wife Leanne Jacobs; great granddaughters, Libby and Ella Poth and Riley Holder and great grandson, Benny Jacobs, sister Jo Redwine, and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral arrangements will be held at Grandview Funeral Home in Pasadena, TX on October 14, 2017. Visitation will be from 2:00 to 3:00 with the memorial following at 3:00. Fellowship will be held at Golden Acres Baptist Church in Pasadena immediately following the service. In lieu of flowers a donation to the animal charity of your choice would be appreciated.
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