James Leroy Jacobs was born in Camden, South Carolina. He leaves to celebrate his life, his wife of 44 years, Eliza T. Jacobs; sons, Charles Murchison, Larry Murchison and James L. Jacobs, Jr.; daughters, Romanyta Jacobs (GA), Illona Jacobs (NY) and Natoma Jacobs(NY); sister, Thomasena Radix; and a niece Renee Wiley (NY) and a beautiful cornucopia of nieces and nephews and grandchildren. He was also, pre-deceased by 4 brothers. He was a former employee of the State of Connecticut Department of Transportation for 20 years. He is a member of Bethel AME of Norwalk, where he belonged to several organizations including the Men Choir, Lay Organization and the Host and Hostess Club. He loved and served his country as a proud serviceman in the US Army. His jovial personality is well known among his family and circle of friends.
Funeral Services will be held on Monday, September 23, 2019 at 10:00 AM, Bethel AME Church, 19 Academy Street, Norwalk, CT. Family will receive guest from 9:00 AM until time of service at the church. Following interment at Riverside Cemetery.