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Avery Jacobs

July 8, 1934 ~ May 29, 2020 (age 85)



Mr. Avery “Jake” Jacobs, 85, of Ft. Walton Beach departed and joined his heavenly home on Friday, May, 29, 2020 at his home in Ft. Walton Beach.  

Mr. Jacobs was a retired Chief Master Sergeant with the United States Air Force, licensed through the International Criminal Police Organization, and owner of Jacobs Detective Agency based in Ft. Walton Beach for nearly 40 years. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Rev. L.B. and Lena Jacobs; two sisters, Clarice Hunt and Marie Jacobs; one brother, Calvin “Jack” Jacobs.

Mr. Jacobs is beloved and cherished by one daughter, Andrea Britt, one granddaughter, Anna Britt, and two grandsons Michael and Matthew Crumpler.  Mr. Jacobs was a man of courage, honor, and family first.  Mr. Jacobs had a love for people, built many friendships throughout the years, and was able to follow through with his passion for riding, showing, and judging Tennessee Walking Horses. 

A Memorial service will be scheduled in Fort Walton Beach for Jake’s friends, acquaintances, and family in the latter part of June. 

Mr. Jacobs will be laid to rest on Friday, June 12th at 10 am at Reedy Branch Baptist Church Cemetery in Fairmont, NC. Flowers may be sent to Revels Funeral Home, 3575 N. Roberts Ave., Lumberton, NC 28360, 910-671-6886.

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Graveside Service with Military Honors
June 12, 2020

10:00 AM
Reedy Branch Baptist Church Cemetery
3047 McDonald Road
Fairmont, NC 28340

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