Grafton- Ronald L. “Jake” Jacobs of Blueberry Ridge Road died on Thursday, July 21, 2022 at the Stratton VA Medical Center in Albany after a short illness. Born in Hagerstown, MD, Jake was the son of the late Clayton and Juanita Davis Jacobs and husband of Robin Jones Jacobs. Jake grew up and was educated in Hagerstown then entered the Navy in 1965 serving until 1982. He was honorably discharged with a rank of E8 AMCS. In 1986 Jake and Robin moved back to New York where Jake worked in the Construction and carpentry trade first with his late brother-in-law, Stewarts and Vanderheyden School. Jake was a NASCAR fan of Denny Hamlin enjoyed camp, baseball, gardening in his flower and vegetable gardens. Jake was a man with many projects and everybody’s handyman.
Jake was the father of the late Ronnie Jacobs and brother of the late Chester and Gary Jacobs.
Survivors in addition to his wife include his daughter Renee Jacobs of Troy, granddaughter McKenna Fitzgerald of Colonie, brother of Patty (Richard) Willard and Sharon (Richard) Hurley both of Smithburg, MD and David Jacobs of Falling Waters, WV and his mother-in-law Minnie Jones of Berlin
Relatives and friends are invited and may call 4-7 pm on Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at the Perry-Komdat Funeral Chapel 2691 NY 43 at Glass Lake Averill Park.
A private burial with Navy Honors will take place at the Berlin Community Cemetery.
Visit www.perrykomdat.com for directions and a private guestbook.
July 27, 2022
Perry-Komdat Funeral Chapel
Averill Park, NY