Mr. Billy Ben Jacobs, age 66, of Shelbyville, passed away Monday, September 10, 2012, at Heritage Medical Center.
Memorial services will be 4 PM Thursday, September 13, 2012, at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel. Brother Mike Bayne will officiate. Per his request, his remains were cremated.
Visitation will be one hour prior to service Thursday.
He was born June 4, 1946, in Bedford County, to the late Hubert and Katherine McCullough Jacobs. He worked in the construction industry before failing health forced him to retire.
He is survived by a son, Buddy Jacobs, and his wife Tammy, of Shelbyville; five daughters, Cindy Jacobs Byford, and her husband Teddy, of Shelbyville, Joyce Jacobs Cook, and her husband Robby, of Bell Buckle, Teresa Ann Whitfield, of Atlanta, Georgia, Tiffany Jacobs Moon, and Destiny Jacobs Molder, and her husband Chris, both of Shelbyville; a brother, Hubert Jacobs, and his wife Judy, of Terra Haute, Indiana; three sisters, Martha Jacobs, of Stewart, Florida, Jean Jacobs, of Terre Haute, Indiana, and Mary Lou Jacobs, of Shelbyville; 19 grandchildren, Chris Byford, Heather Byford, Thomas Collette, Tiffany Collette, Travis Collette, Donald Perdue, Nikki Jacobs, Alyssa Jacobs, Zach Jacobs, Skyler Molder, Briana Molder, Kristopher Akers, Tyler Akers, Joshua Smith, Natha Stamey, Brandy McBride Stacy, Brittany McBride, Buck McBride, and Logan Moon; 13 great-grandchildren; and the mothers of his children, Louise Jacobs, Tammie Key, and Nancy Louise Wright Derryberry.
Memorials may be made to the ALS Association for fighting Lou Gehrig's disease:
ALS National Headquarters
1275 K Street NW, Suite 1050
Washington, DC 20005
phone: (202) 407-8580
fax: (202) 289 - 6801
Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is assisting the family with the arrangements.