Stillwater News Press

July 3, 2013

Lanny R. Jacobs

Stillwater NewsPress

— Lanny R. Jacobs, 63, passed away on Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at Mercy Medical Center in Oklahoma City. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, July 5, at the First United Methodist Church in Perkins, with the Rev. Kip Heatley officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in Perkins. Strode Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Lanny was born May 6, 1950, to Noel Ross and Cora Estelle (Arthur) Jacobs in Stillwater. He attended school in Perkins, where he graduated in 1968. A longtime resident of Perkins, Lanny worked as an auto mechanic, a contract pumper in the oilfield, a factory worker and a farmer in and around Payne County.

Lanny is preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his sons, Zachary Jacobs of Yukon, Joshua Jacobs of Edmond, and Corey Jacobs of Perkins; and six grandchildren.

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