W.L. “Doug” Jacobs
January 19, 1939 – March 10, 2018
New Albany-W.L. “Doug” Jacobs, age 79, passed away Saturday, March 10, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in New Albany. He was born January 19, 1939, to George O. Jacobs and Evelyn Stewart Jacobs. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was retired from Caterpillar. After retirement, they moved to New Albany from Montgomery, IL. He was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church. His hobbies included bowling, fishing, dominoes, and golf.
Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, March 12, 2018, at United Funeral Service with Bro. Whit Lewis officiating. Burial will be in Vista Memorial Park. United Funeral Service will be in charge of the arrangements.
He is survived by his wife, Betty Ann Carden Jacobs; a son, Mike Jacobs of New Albany; a sister, Joyce Jacobs of New Albany; two brothers, George Jacobs, Jr. of Martinez, GA and Carlton Jacobs of New Albany; two grandchildren, Ryan Jacobs and Laurie Marie Douglas (Chris); and one great grandson, Braxton Hunter.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Lois Cosby; and a daughter-in-law, Carol Jacobs.
The American Legion will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Visitation will be Sunday, March 11, 2018, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
In honor of Mr. Jacobs service to his country, United Funeral Service will fly the U.S. Army flag during the visitation and service.