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Paul E. Jacobs Sr.

August 31, 1939 ~ January 20, 2024 (age 84) 84 Years Old

Paul Jacobs Sr. Obituary

  Paul Edward Jacobs Sr., 84, of Shelbyville, passed away Saturday January 20, 2024 at his residence.

  He was born August 31, 1939 in Rushville, IN. to Virgil Jacobs and Viola (Cisco) Jacobs.

Paul worked at KT Corporation and specialized in welding before retiring after many years of service.

  Paul loved to sing and dance, especially when his favorite songs would come on.  Going to church was very important to him, and he enjoyed the times he was able to attend the services.  Paul had a great sense of humor and enjoyed joking with his family.  Spending time and making memories with them was always some of his favorite times.

He married Luvern Regina (Dixon) Jacobs on December 11, 1965 and they spent 40 wonderful years of marriage together before she preceded him in death on June 14, 2006.

Paul is survived by his children, Barb Steele, Robert Merrick, Debbie (husband, Terry) Hammer, Marcia (husband, Barry) Geiling, Lisa Browning, Rhonda (husband, Dennis) Logsdon, Paul Jacobs Jr. (companion, Debbie), Elwona (husband, Larry) Pindell (Jacobs); 31 grandchildren, 85 great-grandchildren; 1 brother and  4 sisters.

  He was preceded in death by his parents; 2 brothers; 2 sisters; 1 granddaughter and 2 great-granddaughters.

  Visitation will be Thursday, January 25, 2024 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Murphy-Parks Funeral Service, 703 S. Harrison Street, Shelbyville, IN 46176.

 Funeral services will be Friday, January 26, 2024 at 11 a.m. at Murphy-Parks Funeral Services with Pastor Danny May officiating.

  Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.

  Funeral Directors, Greg Parks, Sheila Parks, Stuart Parks, and Darin Schutt are honored to serve Paul’s family.

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January 25, 2024

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Murphy - Parks Funeral Service (S. Harrison Street, Shelbyville)

Funeral Service
January 26, 2024

11:00 AM
Murphy - Parks Funeral Service (S. Harrison Street, Shelbyville)


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