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James Robert Jacobs, age 81 General Contractor James R. Jacobs of Chester, PA transitioned from this life on April 22, 2013 at Kindred Care Hospital. Born in Wade, NC he was the son of the late James Jacobs and Fannie Ray Jacobs. He was a general contractor in various communities and spent the last four years before retirement working for NASA in Virginia. He was a lifetime member of the Chester Branch N.A.A.C.P. and was also the family orator. Predeceased by sisters Ivory Cozart, Theodosia Ross and brother William Henry Jacobs. Survivors: His wife of 63 years Irma McPhail Jacobs; 1 son James Rodney Jacobs of Chester, PA; 4 daughters, Barbara Stephens of Chester, Betty Jacobs Laws of New Castle, DE, Maggie Jacobs Johnson (Richard) of Aston, PA, Angela Jacobs Buchanan of Chester; 3 sisters, Georgia Bishop of Upland, PA, Berlene Lewis (Alex) of New Castle, DE Marjorie Roman of Murfreesboro, TN; 1 dear daughter in law Lynda Jacobs of Wilmington, DE; 14 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, 5 great great grandchildren, and a host of nieces nephews, cousins, and friends. Memorial Service: 11 a.m., Saturday, May 4, 2013, at St. Luke Community Christian Church, 4th & Central Ave., Chester, PA Arr: Catherine B. Laws Funeral Home

Published in Daily Times on Apr. 25, 2013
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