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Forrest Jacobs

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Forrest Gordon "Zip" Jacobs

1938 - 2016 TOWNSHEND Forrest Gordon "Zip" Jacobs, 77, passed away January 14, 2016 at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Forrest was born in Wilmington, VT on December 12, 1938 the son of Henry and Marjorie (Atherton) Jacobs and attended local schools. Forrest worked as a master plumber for 28 years and a logger for 15 years. He was a member of the National Guard and enjoyed riding his motorcycle and when he was younger enjoyed racing cars. He enjoyed hunting, traveling especially to Florida and California, listening to country music, following NASCAR and spending time with his family. Forrest is survived by his children, Douglas Jacobs of Springfield, VT, Steven Jacobs of Townshend, Vicki Stone and her husband, Keith of Halifax and Tammi Fogarty and her husband, Rick of Whispering Pines, NC, brother, Philip Trevorrow of Townshend, sisters, Marcia Connolly of Wilmington, Barbara Jacobs of Cumberland Center, ME and Debbie Brassor of Brattleboro, 10 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his brother, Henry Jacobs. SERVICES: At the request of the family graveside funeral services in Oakwood Cemetery in Townshend will be held in the spring. There are no visiting hours. If friends desire, memorial gifts in Forrest's memory may be made to Grace Cottage Hospital, c/o Covey-Allen & Shea Funeral Home, P.O. Box 215, Wilmington, VT 05363. To send the family personal email condolences please visit : www.sheafuneralhomes.com The family has entrusted arrangements to the care of Covey-Allen & Shea Funeral Home, 44 East Main Street, Wilmington, VT.
Published in Brattleboro Reformer on Jan. 26, 2016
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