Flag Eagle

William "Bill" Jacobs

May 6, 1931 ~ July 30, 2020 (age 89)

Obituary Image


William “Bill” Jacobs, age 89 of Metropolis, Illinois passed away at 8:32 am on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at his residence.

Graveside services will be held at 11 am on Monday, August 3, 2020 for family and close friends at the Metropolis Memorial Gardens with Rev. Charles Tate officiating.

William was a businessman in Metropolis for many years, a union millwright, and carpenter.  He was a devoted husband and father, an avid Cubs fan, and a life member of the VFW and American Legion. He served his country in the Marines during the Korean War.

William is survived by his son, Michael Jacobs and wife Kelly; daughter, Tammy Vanechten and husband Frank; daughter-in-law, Rita Jacobs; grandchildren, Brandon Vanechten, Michael Jacobs Jr., Matthew Jacobs, Drew Jacobs, and Emily West; 4 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

William was preceded in death by his parents, Harry Paul and Emma (Heick) Jacobs; wife, Mary Rose Jacobs; son, Kenneth “K.C.” Jacobs; granddaughter, Connie Jacobs

Arrangements have been entrusted to Miller-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at www.aikinsfarmer-millerfh.com


To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of William "Bill" Jacobs, please visit our floral store.


Graveside Service
August 3, 2020

11:00 AM
Metropolis Memorial Gardens
2824 North Ave
Metropolis, IL 62960

© 2020 Loftus-McManus Funeral Homes Inc.. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA