Clarence Jacobs

LAKEVIEW - Clarence E. "Jake" Jacobs, 80, of Lakeview, OH passed away Friday morning, August 26, 2016 at his home.

Clarence was born on August 8, 1936 in Mount Gilead, OH to the late Lester and Florence Rodgers Jacobs. He was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Nikki Lynn Shoe, a sister, Sharon Mummey, and three brothers, Leonard, Frank, and Ralph.

On August 17, 1956, he married the former Carol Ann "Annie" Reed in Liberty, IN and she survives along with three daughters, Darlene (Steve) Shoe, Cheryl (David) Lyons, and Lisa (Wes) Legge, all of Bellefontaine, OH, a son, Lester "Jakie" Jacobs of Lake Alford, FL, nine grandchildren, Randy, Jacob, Cody, Nicklaus, Josh, Devin, Dylan, Jamie, and Caleb, two great grandchildren, Kaylin, and Blake, a sister, Donna Eaton of Ft. Myers, FL and several nieces and nephews.

Jake was a veteran of the United States Army. He retired from Ford Engine Plant in Lima, OH after 31 years. Jake was a one of the original founders and life member of Doyle R. Miller Amvets Post #39. He worked in the past as cantina manager and held several positions including Past Commander, Trustee, and State and District Representative. He was proud of his involvement in establishing Amvets Day with the Cincinnati Reds. He was also a former member of FOE, Loyal Order of the Moose, BPOE and VFW. Jake was an avid fan of sports especially the OSU Buckeyes, Cincinnati Reds and Bengals, and Cleveland Cavaliers.

Rev. Karen Blackburn will begin funeral services at 1:00 pm, Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at Shoffstall Funeral Home, 205 S. Main St, Lakeview. Visitation is Monday, August 29th from 4-7 pm at the funeral home. Burial is in Huntsville Cemetery with military honors provided by the Logan County Veterans Honor Guard.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the Indian Lake EMS District or. Universal Home Health and Hospice Care.

Arrangements are in the care of SHOFFSTALL FUNERAL HOME, Lakeview. Condolences may be expressed at

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