John David Jacobsen

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Lowell- John David Jacobsen, 70, of Lowell passed away peacefully on June 27, 2014 at the Robin Johnson House.
David was fondly known by many as Jimmy Jett, he was involved in sales most of his life.
He was born in Greensboro, on February 20, 1944 to the late John Leroy and Elise Beale Jacobsen.
David was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Stanley. He was a U.S. Army veteran, and was also a member of the American Legion. He loved visiting people and sharing his faith. David was a volunteer Chaplain for the Lowell Police Department; and was real involved in the community.
He is survived by his loving wife of 27 years, Betty Ellington Jacobsen; his children, Gretta (Tom) Hill, Paula Jacobsen, Heather Baughman ; Penny (Chad) Barker, Leigh Simmons and Steve Gordon, and Chris (Raelynn) Pope; Brothers Fred and Alan Jacobsen; Eleven grandchildren
Visitation will be from 10-11 am prior to the service at 11 am Wednesday July 2 at Withers & Whisenant Funeral Home with Reverend Bill Baulding officiating.
Interment will be at the V.A. Cemetery in Salisbury with Military honors
Memorials may be made to Gaston Hospice c/o Robin Johnson House, PO Box 3984, Gastonia, NC 28054 or First United Methodist Church, 217 N.Main Street, Stanley, NC 28164
Condolences may be made to www.withersandwhisenantfuneral.com
Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home, 2916 Union Rd Gastonia, 704-864-5144 is serving the family.
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Published in Gaston Gazette on June 30, 2014
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