Larry William Jacobs
Born: 2/19/1947, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Lawrence William Jacobs, 68, passed away on his birthday February 19, 2015 at the San Juan Hospital in Monticello, Utah.
Larry was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on February 19, 1947. He moved with his family to Moab where he attended school and graduated from Grand County High School. After graduation Larry served in the US Navy from 1965 to 1971 where he served in Vietnam. Larry met Sharon Lowe and they were married December 19, 1967 in Nags Head, North Carolina. After his time in the service Larry went to college and then served as a Utah Highway Patrol officer. He later worked as the sales manager for the Certified Ford in Moab before his retirement.
Larry lived in Grand Junction, Colorado, Virginia, before deciding to move back to Moab and then La Sal.
He is survived by is wife Sharon of La Sal, a daughter Kimberly Jacobs of La Sal, a son Daniel Jacobs of Grand Junction, Colorado, two sisters Patty Murphy of Moab, and Lynn Joiner of Florida, and 5 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents Herbert and Betty Jacobs.
Funeral Mass will be held Wednesday February 25, 2015 at 10:00 am at the St Pius X Catholic Church. A viewing will be held Tuesday February 24, 2015 from 6:00 to 7:00 pm followed by a Rosary Service at 7:00 pm at the church. Interment will be at the Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery with Military Rites.
Tributes2/23/2015 - We are so sorry to hear of Larry's passing. We are praying for peace and comfort for all of you. Kenneth and Shirley Faircloth - Kenneth and Shirley Faircloth2/23/2015 - Sharon and family, I have only known Larry for a short time, we met in group at the VA. He was one of the best men I have ever met. He will be missed by all of us on thursdays. Our prayers are with you all. - Terry Davis2/21/2015 - Sharon & family,we are very sorry to hear this news. May you find peace. Sher & Johnny - Sher & Johnny Faircloth
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