Carl W. Jacobs, Sr.
Carl W. Jacobs Sr, 77, of Springfield died at 5:03 pm, Monday, February 26, 2018 at Memorial Medical Center. He was born August 6, 1940 in Springfield to John and Leah (White) Jacobs. He married Karen S. Davis in 1963.
Surviving are his wife, Karen; four children, Phillip Davis of Schaumburg, Carl Jacobs, Jr. and Wendy Jacobs (Bob Black), both of Springfield and Donald (Cheri) Jacobs of Auburn, four grandchildren, two great-grandsons; one brother, Stanley (Sally) Jacobs of Godfrey and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Kenneth Jacobs.
Carl had owned Jacobs Florist before working and retiring at Lowes as a manager.
Carl loved traveling, yard work, computers, grilling and corvettes. He was very artistic.
Visitation: 4 – 7pm Sunday, March 4, 2018 at Staab Funeral Home-Springfield. An additional visitation will be held from 11 – 11:30 am, Monday March 5, 2018 at South Side Christian Church.
Funeral Service: 11:30 am, Monday, March 5, 2018 at South Side Christian Church with Pastor Matt McClane officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association.
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