Steven Wesley Jacobs, 73, passed away on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at his home in Nevada, MO following a lengthy illness. Steven was born on September 24, 1946 in Kansas City, KS, to Clarence Melvin and Ileane Agnes (Jaster) Jacobs. On June 26, 1965 he married Jessie Louise Culbertson in El Dorado Springs, MO and she survives of the home.
Steven grew up in Kansas City, KS. At age 17 or 18 he moved to El Dorado Springs and in 1977 moved to Nevada where he has continued to reside. He worked for MKT Railroad in 1967 and retired from MNA Railroad in 2006. He was an avid CB’er, his handle was RR (Railroader), and he was also an avid hunter and fisherman. Steven was a member of the Nevada Eagles.
In addition to his wife Jessie, survivors include three sons, Steven Jacobs, Jr., Nevada, Stanley Jacobs, Nevada, and Stewart Jacobs and his wife Kerrie, Butler, MO; six grandchildren, Hayley Belanger and her husband Mike, Mitchell Jacobs, Quinton Jacobs, Jessica Koger and her husband Jonathan, Kyler Jacobs (Kelsey), and Kale Jacobs; six great-grandchildren, Keylee Jacobs, Kade Jacobs, Kameron Jacobs and Riggin Koger, Emmett and Hunter Belanger; two sisters, Karen Skaggs and her husband Norman, Kansas City, MO, and Leslie Tuckness and her husband John, Tightwad, MO; one brother, Dennis Jacobs, Mound City, KS; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; grandson, Kevin Jacobs; one brother, Richard Jacobs; and his mother and father-in-law, Zelpha and Jessie Culbertson.
Memorial services with visitation following will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, October 11, 2019 at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada, MO. Inurnment will be held at the Wright Cemetery in Cedar County, MO at a later date.
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