Mr. Ronald Edward Jacoby, 56, resident of Newberry, Florida, died Sunday, October 7, 2012 at the E.T. York Hospice Care Center, following a long illness.

Mr. Jacoby was born August 8, 1956 in Jacksonville, Florida, and had lived most of his life in the Gainesville and Union County area. He was a graduate of Union County High School, Class of 1974, and a graduate of Santa Fe Community College. At the time of his death, Ron was working as a graphic designer for Burkhardt Sales & Service. He was a huge Gator fan.

Survivors include; his wife, Hope Jacoby; two daughters, Kristin Jacoby and Rylee Jacoby; one son, Joseph Jacoby; mother, June Lowe; brothers, Floyd Jacoby and Al Lowe; sisters, Cindy Cooper and Lisa Burnett; many nieces and nephews and has one grandson "Rocky" due in 2013.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 2:00 P.M., in the Trinity United Methodist Church Chapel, with Rev. David Allen, officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations should be given to the National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation, Post Office Box 1848, Longmont, Colorado 80502.

Published in Gainesville Sun from Oct. 10 to Oct. 11, 2012