Leslie Jacobs Obituary

Service Information

 
In Memory of

Leslie "Grady" Jacobs

May 10, 1923 - July 28, 2013
Obituary

Jacobs, Leslie "Grady"was born on May 10, 1923 and passed from this life on July 28, 2013. He loved God, the church, and his family. He was a friend to all and much of his service to God was by serving others. He was always willing and eager to extend help to anyone in need. He was a member of First Baptist Church since 1950, where he served as a deacon. He headed up the Master's Builders program and traveled to many places providing construction assistance to smaller churches. After high school graduation, he served in the Army Air Corps from 1941-1945 where he learned to fly planes. As a gift from his daughter-in-law,...
Jacobs, Leslie "Grady"was born on May 10, 1923 and passed from this life on July 28, 2013. He loved God, the church, and his family. He was a friend to all and much of his service to God was by serving others. He was always willing and eager to extend help to anyone in need. He was a member of First Baptist Church since 1950, where he served as a deacon. He headed up the Master's Builders program and traveled to many places providing construction assistance to smaller churches. After high school graduation, he served in the Army Air Corps from 1941-1945 where he learned to fly planes. As a gift from his daughter-in-law, Linda Jacobs he had the opportunity to once again fly in a Stearman, which was the plane he learned to fly in. After release from the military, he worked as a butcher at A&P grocery store manager. He owned an appliance service store. He was also a master craftsman, and his handy work which was enjoyed by many either in custom woodwork, in homes or many different wooden works of art that he gifted to family and friends. He is survived by his beloved wife of 66 years, Christyne Jacobs, his sons, Les and wife, Faye; Gary and wife, Debbie; Five grandchildren, Alicia DeLay and husband Lance. Her motherDonna Jacobs; Alex Jacobs, Cory Jacobs and wife Christy, and their mother, Linda Jacobs; Lindsay Cumbie and husband, Chad; and Blake Jacobs. Also survived by 6 great-grandchildren, Bryce and Hadley DeLay, Brianna Cumbie, Lylah, Carly, Caitlyn Jacobs, and sister, Nancy Stubbs and hsuband Earl. Nieces and nephews as well. Predeceased by his parents Aaron and Edna Jacobs, sister Mary Lou Jacobs, and brother Bill Jacobs. Visitation will be on Wednesday, July 31st from 6-8pm at Funeraria Del Angel located at 733 Dalworth Street in Grand Prairie, TX. Services will be Thursday August 1st at 10am at First Baptist Church in Grand Prairie. Donations may be made to the Master's Builders program at First Baptist Church.

Share your memories or express your condolences by signing the Guest Book below or click here for entry suggestions.

"When I was a kid Mr. Jacobs ran the A&P store on main street. He was always nice to me." billy clonts (grand prairie, TX)

Submit Guest Book Entry
This Guest Book has 5 entries. View Complete Guest Book

More Obituaries

Dallas Morning News, The
Jacobs, Leslie "Grady" Grady Jacobs passed from this life on July 28, 2013. A lover of God, church, and family. A friend to all, he enjoyed...

Read obituary at Dallas Morning News, The.

Star-Telegram
Grady Jacobs passed from this life on Sunday, July 28, 2013. Service: 10 a.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church, Grand Prairie. Visitation: 6 to 8...

Read obituary at Star-Telegram.

Personalize Your Tribute

Share photos, videos and more with Legacy Memorial Websites. Find out more.

 
Start Planning Today

Make Your Plan Today

Preplanning your funeral or cemetery arrangements gives you and your loved ones peace of mind. Don't wait. Click or call now, and make your plan today.
Request a FREE Personal Planning Guide Plan Online Now Call 800-34-DIGNITY
Send Meals to the Family