William Earl “Jake” Jacobs
- June 22, 2022
William Earl “Jake” Jacobs, 105, of Hendersonville, NC went to sleep peacefully in Jesus on June 14, 2022 at the home of his son Thomas Jacobs in Hendersonville where he had lived for 15 years. Born in Badin, NC on January 21, 1917, Earl was a native of Winston-Salem, NC where he graduated from R J Reynolds High School in 1933. He and his wife Lottie moved to Hendersonville in 1980 after retiring from managing dental laboratories in Baton Rouge, LA and San Antonio, TX. In their retirement years they also resided off and on in Bellingham and Ferndale, WA close to their son Howard Jacobs and family. Earl, the 7th of 8 children, was a son of the late Robert H and Maude Pridmore Jacobs. He lived a passionate life with a love of God, family and country. Earl had been a member of the Hendersonville Church of God where he had attended regularly for many years. Earl was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Lottie Green Jacobs, on March 28, 2007. He was also preceded in death by five brothers, Robert, Frank, Raymond, Harry, Howard Jacobs, and two sisters, Clara Brooks and Doris Sapp.