Date of Death
December 28, 2012
Place of Death
Three Rivers, Michigan
Viistation will be held from 10:00 until time of services at 11:00a.m. on Friday January 4, 2013 at the Hohner Funeral Home with Pastor Dwight Hostetler officiating.
Phillip Edward Jacobs, age 76, of Three Rivers passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Friday, December 28, 2012. Phillip was born in Centreville, MI on March 9, 1936 the son of Ernest W. and Edna(Cain)Jacobs.
Phillip was a long time resident of Three Rivers. On October 16, 1955 he married his loving wife, Peggy(Nisonger)Jacobs in Constantine, MI. He served his country in the U.S. Army until his honorable discharge in 1957. Phillip was employed at General Motors for many years where he eventually retired. Phillip and his wife have also been long time members of Edward’s Corners Bible Church. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and working outdoors. He also enjoyed many hobbies such as wood working, playing golf and card games. Phillip was also an avid Lions and Tigers fan as well.
Phillip was predeceased by his parents and one granddaughter, Rachel Jacobs.
He leaves to cherish his loving memory his wife of fifty-seven years, Peggy Jacobs, of Three Rivers; daughter, Holly (Kevin)Hart; sons, Mark(Sharon)Jacobs, Bret(Denese)Jacobs, and Bart(Shelly)Jacobs, all of Three Rivers; brother, Paul Jacobs, of Three Rivers; sister, Doris Sanders, of Three Rivers; twelve grandchildren and nineteen great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be directed to the Edward’s Corner Bible Church or The Gideons International . Envelopes available at Hohner Funeral Home; P.O. Box 1018; 1004 Arnold St; Three Rivers, MI 49093.