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H.P. Brandt Funeral Home

1032 Perry Highway, Pittsburgh, PA

OBITUARY

Dallas Kenneth Jacobs

February 9, 1967November 8, 2019

Dallas Kenneth Jacobs, 52, passed peacefully on Friday, November 8, 2019 at the Pittsburgh Veterans Hospital. Dallas was born February 9, 1967 in McKeesport, PA. Shortly after high school he serviced honorably in the United States Marine Corps at the rank of Sergeant. He was preceded in death by his parents Dr. Daniel K. Jacobs and Elizabeth J. (McLure) Jacobs. He is survived by his wife Tanya Hearn-Jacobs of Martinsburg, WV, his siblings; Lorre Jacobs, Scott Jacobs, and Stacey (Jacobs) Hanny, his children; Alexander Evans, Christian Jacobs, Isabella Jacobs and Anastacia Jacobs, and grandchild; Mason Evans.

His committal service with Full Military honors will take place Tuesday, November 19, 2019, at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies (1158 Morgan Road, Bridgeville, PA 15017) at 2:00 pm. (Everyone please meet at the cemetery.) A going home celebration will be held in Martinsburg, WV on, Saturday, November 23, 2019. Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to the Fisher House Foundation. They have provided more than 9 million nights of lodging since 1990. Fisher House Foundation builds comfort homes were military & veteran families can stay free of charge, while a loved one is in the hospital. These homes are located at military and VA medical centers around the world. To learn more, please visit https://www.fisherhouse.org.

Arrangements are entrusted to the H.P. Brandt Funeral Home, Inc., (412-364-4444). Condolences may be shared at www.brandtfuneralhome.com.

Services

  • Committal Service Tuesday, November 19, 2019

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Ross Perilman

November 18, 2019

I worked with Dallas at Western School. I found him to be a born decision maker and leader. I always liked his ability to get to the bottom of things quickly. He was adept at reading people and understanding how to resolve problems. I always believed this military background played a great role in Dallas's life as it taught him discipline and working on a team. I haven't seen Dallas in many years but I do think of him fondly and I'm sure his family will miss him greatly.

Heather Farmer Hoak

November 15, 2019

Deepest condolences to all of Dallas's family. I have so many fond memories of childhood with Lorre, Dallas, Scott and Stacey. My mother Elaine and Dal's mother Betty Jane were best friends, and because we all lived in the North Hills suburbs, we visited together often. The Jacobs house was full of love and fun, respect and integrity. Dan, Betty, and Isabel raised their children to be excellent people. I am so sorrowful for his siblings, spouse and children in the grief of his loss. He is with his mother, father, grandmother, and all his loved ones who have gone before. Big, warm hugs to all his family and friends. -Heather Farmer Hoak

Ron Davis

November 15, 2019

Way too many fond and hilarious moments spent with Dallas. Growing up in the church together, and then realizing we could break a few rules together and possibly get away with it. From our "Dummy and Dally " skits performed at church functions, to the countless afternoons playing basketball in each others driveways, listening to James Taylor....we always had a tremendous laugh about life in general. I lost contact with Dallas for many, many years....but was fortunate to catch up in the last 3-4 years, and we never lost a beat as to what mattered most. Our friendship endured the test of time, distance, mistakes made. Rest very well my dear old friend, I cannot watch another Steeler or Penguin game without trying to text you......you are missed and loved.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY