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Leroyal Jerel Jacobs

Leroyal Jerel Jacobs

Leroyal Jerel Jacobs, 45, was born on Friday, April 25, 1975 to Leroy Jacobs and Lettie Hendrix in Ocala, FL.

He was educated in the public schools of Marion County, graduating with the Class of 1993 of Forest High School.

Leroyal was a member of Greater New Hope, Inc. of Tabernacle of Praise International Church.
 
On December 13, 2003 he was joined in holy matrimony to  Allison Griffin and they were blessed with six children.

He was employed for 14 years with Cardinal Glass, LG. His interests included golf, bowling, basketball, traveling and spending time with his family.

Leroyal was preceded in death by his grandparents Claretha Dennis and Frank Hendrix, Mr. & Mrs. Leroy and Earline Jacobs, Sr.

He leaves to cherish his memories, his wife Allison Griffin Jacobs; his children, Arshay “Shay” Griffin, Janetta “Netta”  Jacobs, Caleb Jacobs, Kelvin “KJ” Jacobs, Stephen Jacobs and Evelyn “Evie” Jacobs; his father, Leroy Jacobs; his mother,  Lettie (Bertram) Reeves; his mother in law, Josephine Griffin-Medlock; grandmother, Beatrice Mack of Gainesville, his sibling, Tonjia James of Gainesville; brother in laws, Tony (Deidre) Harris of Apopka, Thomas L. Griffin of Lake City, Sean (Kimberly) Griffin of Fort Lauderdale, Terrell Griffin of Lake City; sister in law, Anna Dewese of Jacksonville; uncles, Johnnie Jacobs, Doris ( Alonzo) Smith both of Tallahassee, Deloris (Willis) Kinard and Valeria Jacobs, both of Ocala, Jacqueline Gabriel of Ocala, Johnnie Edwards of Perry, Bonnie Franklin of Ocala, Anthony (Diane) Starling of Miami, Henry (Joanne) Simmons of Fort Lauderdale, Nita (Steve) Brown of Ocala; Ruth Casey, Maggie Davis, Mary Smith all of Thomasville, GA and Ralph Casey of Ocala, Willie Cobb of Gainesville, Shirley (Rueben) Watson of Apopka. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Public viewing on Friday, September 11, 2020 from 1:00pm until 6:00pm at Summers Funeral Home, 2238 NW 10th St, Ocala, Fl. 34475

A Celebration of Life for Mr. LeRoyal Jacobs will be at Greater New Hope Inc. of Tabernacle of Praise International Church, 484 Emerald Rd., Ocala, FL. 34472, on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 11:00 AM.

Interment will follow in Faith (Lincoln) Memorial Garden.

Arrangements by Summers Funeral Home, Ocala, FL. Condolences can be signed at www.Summersfh.com

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