FORT MEADE - Mr. Troy L. Jacobs, 83, passed away Monday, July 4, 2016. Mr. Jacobs was born November 30, 1932 in Tampa, FL, and has been a resident of Fort Meade for many years. He was a commercial truck driver, and after his retirement he worked as a grove caretaker for the Barnett family of Fort Meade. Mr. Jacobs was a U.S. National Guard Korean War Veteran, a graduate of Tampa High School, and a very faithful member of the First Baptist Church of Fort Meade.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Judy Jacobs, and daughter, Priscilla McCormack.
Mr. Jacobs is survived by his sons, Spencer Jacobs and Donald Jacobs; grandsons, Matt McLemore, Richard McLemore, Kevin McLemore, Donnie Jacobs, Tyler Jacobs, and Troy Jacobs; great-grandchildren, Dara, David, and Draco, Arielle, Amaris, Chase, and many friends in the Fort Meade community.
Services will be held from the graveside at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, July 11, 2016 in Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Fort Meade. In lieu of flowers, those wishing, may make donations to the First Baptist Church Building Fund, 307 E. Broadway, Fort Meade, FL 33841.
Hancock Funeral Home, Fort Meade 863-285-8171