George Jakubcin Jr.
December 22, 1920 – January 3, 2019
George Jakubcin Jr. Obituary George Jakubcin Jr., age 98, passed away on January 3, 2019. He was born on December 22, 1920 to George Jakubcin Sr. and Anna (Duda) Jakubcin, both immigrants from Czechoslovakia. Like his seven siblings, George lived almost his entire life in Slavia, FL where he was an important part of his family, church, and community. He spent time in China serving in the Army Air Corps during WWII as an aircraft mechanic and held key leadership roles in a long career at A. Duda & Sons. Once retired he turned a hobby into a prosperous cattle business that he enjoyed up until he passed. He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Theresa; brother Ivan “Bo” Jakubcin; his children Deborah Henrichs and George M. Jakubcin—with deceased, first wife Mildred “Jimmy” Jakubcin—and stepchildren Darlyne Davis and Connie Ghezaili. Together George and Theresa have eleven grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church on Saturday, January 12, 2019 with visitation starting at 10:00 a.m. followed by the service at 11:00 a.m. The committal will take place immediately following the service at St. Luke’s Cemetery. The family requests gifts in honor of George Jakubcin Jr. are sent to St. Luke’s Lutheran Church Memorial Fund (2021 W. State Rd. 426, Oviedo, FL 32765) or St. Luke’s Lutheran Haven Benevolence Fund (2041 W. State Rd. 426, Oviedo, FL 32765) in memory of George Jakubcin Jr.
- Visitation Saturday, January 12, 2019
- Funeral Service Saturday, January 12, 2019
George Jakubcin Jr.
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January 17, 2019
I am so thankful to have known George. My favorite times were visiting him and my grandmother and hearing the stories from when he was a young man. He was always very generous and welcoming to us and our children. He had a great sense of humor and was always ready to chuckle about this or that or reply with 'Like old people' when I asked how he was doing. My only regret is that we did not have more time in this phase of our life to spend getting to know him more. I'll truly miss you, George.