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David Raymond Jacobs

October 24, 1957 - April 20, 2016
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David Raymond Jacobs, 58, Prairie Village passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at his home. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April, 27 from 4:30 – 7:00 pm with a Celebration of Life at 7:00 pm, at McGilley Memorial Chapel, 12301 State Line Road, Kansas City, MO. David was born October 24, 1957, in Glen Cove, NY, the son of Walter Raymond and Jeanne Marie Merz. He was the third of four boys. He graduated from Shawnee Mission North in 1975 and attended classes at the Kansas City Art Institute. He started David Jacobs Contractor in 1975, working as a commercial contractor for over 40 years. He continued his passion...
David Raymond Jacobs, 58, Prairie Village passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at his home. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April, 27 from 4:30 – 7:00 pm with a Celebration of Life at 7:00 pm, at McGilley Memorial Chapel, 12301 State Line Road, Kansas City, MO.

David was born October 24, 1957, in Glen Cove, NY, the son of Walter Raymond and Jeanne Marie Merz. He was the third of four boys.

He graduated from Shawnee Mission North in 1975 and attended classes at the Kansas City Art Institute. He started David Jacobs Contractor in 1975, working as a commercial contractor for over 40 years. He continued his passion for creating art and ceramics throughout his life. He was known for his love for his children, generous heart, zest for life and ability to fix and build about anything.

Survivors include his children, Nicholas Jacobs, Chicago, IL, Rebecca Jacobs, Leawood, KS; Brothers Jeffrey Jacobs (Jackie), Shawnee, KS and Paul Jacobs (Sandy), Tonganoxie, KS. His parents and one sibling, Bruce Jacobs, preceded him in death.

Memorial contributions may be made in his name to the 6900 College Blvd., Suite 250, Leawood, KS 66211 and may be sent in care of the McGilley Memorial Chapel. Online condolences may left at www.mcgilleystatelinechapel.com. (816) 942-6180.











Arrangements under the direction of McGilley State Line Chapel, Kansas City, MO.

"David was so pleasant and kind and a great craftsman. I remember a swing set that he made for Rebecca. He was a great dad and I know that he loved his..." Chris Sesti

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