Donald Wayne Jacobs

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1937 - 2018 Donald Wayne Jacobs, a longtime writer, businessman, musician and, until three-and-a-half years ago, a columnist for the Beaumont Enterprise, died Aug. 24, 2018, in Beaumont. He was 80. Don was a Nederland High School graduate, where he played football for Coach O.A. "Bum" Phillips, and attended Lamar University while working for Neches Butane. He also served his country proudly in the Army National Guard. He is survived by his brother, Bruce Jacobs of California and sisters, Judy Daniel and Sherry Weldon (Dana) of Port Neches; nieces Susan Daniel and Katy Boudoin (Trayce) of Port Neches; nephew Jacob Weldon of New York; step-son Mike Shaw and step-grand-daughter Jessica Marcantel of Vidor; and two great-nieces Karys and Layla Boudoin of Port Neches. Claybar Funeral Home arranged cremation. A private memorial service will be held later. A full version of Don's obituary may be read at website.
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Beaumont, TX 77702
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Published in the Beaumont Enterprise on Sept. 2, 2018