Robert “Rob” Christopher Jacobs

| September 1, 2020

Robert “Rob” Christopher Jacobs, 50, of Coshocton passed away Aug. 24, 2020. He was born on Dec. 26, 1969 in Coshocton. His parents are Rick and Christine (Walters) Jacobs. He was a 1988 graduate of Ridgewood High School, where he ran cross country and the Coshocton County Career Center. He was a basket weaver at Longaberger Baskets for over 30 years and currently at the Dresden & Co. On May 26, 2001, he married Jeannie (Bryant) Jacobs.

Rob was a family man, he loved all his children and grandchildren and enjoyed being a big part of their lives. He was very close with his brothers and sister and had a special bond with each and everyone one of them. He was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan and enjoyed the friendly rivalry of Fantasy Football. He was an outdoorsy man that like to fish and work on projects.

Along with his parents and spouse, Rob is survived by his children, Shea (Jesi) Archer, Sheea Jacobs, Sarah Jacobs, Rachel (Ryan) Price, Robert Jacobs Jr. Destinee Vickers, Zachary Vickers and Benjamin Jacobs; grandchildren, Josie, Gavin, Braxton, Emma, Ariella “Oreo”, Reston, Madden, Paisley and Alayna; Siblings, John (Christy) Jacobs, Mark (Vanessa) Jacobs, Christy (Josh) Everhart, Ramon (Lacey) Jacobs and Lucas (Kayla) Jacobs; and 14 nieces and nephews and his cousins. As well as a lifelong friend, Chad Guilliams and special dog, Kita.

Preceding him in death are his grandparents, Mary Catherine McCabe and Edward and Dolores Jacobs, special aunt, Cindy Walters Clyde and mother-in-law, Sherry Shivers.

Calling hours were held at the Given-Dawson-Paisley Funeral Home on Friday, Aug. 28, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A funeral service took place at Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery on Friday, Aug. 28, 2020 at 2 p.m. with Deacon Andy Duda officiating.

For those who wish, memorial donations may be made in Robert’s name to People’s Bank, in c/o Christine Jacobs. Please feel free to call our locals People’s Bank at 740-622-8311 for more information.

An online memorial can be viewed at

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