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Francis B. Jacobs III, 76, member of Grace Point Community Church

Francis B. Jacobs III

LELAND — Francis B. Jacobs III, 76, died Monday, Dec. 21, 2020, at Wake Medical, Raleigh.

Francis was born Feb. 1, 1944, in Wilmington to Francis Bion Jacobs Jr. and Ethel Allen Jacobs.

Francis was a member of Grace Point Community Church. He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Air Force, serving from 1962 to 1966. He was a professional pipefitter for over 45 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents and son, Frances Bion Jacobs IV.

He is survived by his daughter, Tonya Lynne Dugan, and her husband, Tim; two granddaughters, Chelsea and Savannah; two brothers, Bruce Clayton Jacobs, and his wife, Penny, and Marvin Wayne Jacobs, and his wife, Carla; and four nieces.

A graveside memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 2, at Skipper Family Cemetery, Maco Road-Hwy 87, Leland.

Share online condolences with the family at Wilmington Funeral & Cremation.

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