William Robert Jacoby
William Robert Jacoby, a resident of Floresville, Texas, passed away Monday, July 14, 2014, at 5:43 a.m. in his residence, at the age of 78 years, 4 months, and 20 days. He was born Feb. 24, 1936, in Fort Wayne, Ind., the son of Robert and Lenore Norfleet Jacoby. William faithfully worked in civil service for many years, and proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. William married Jo Ann Fillmore on March 25, 1955, in San Antonio.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
William is survived by his beloved wife of more than 59 years, Jo Ann Jacoby of Floresville; his four sons, William Dean Jacoby and wife Elizabeth of Floresville, Dale Wayne Jacoby and wife Debbie of Albuquerque, N.M., Darren Wilson Jacoby of Cheyenne, Wyo., and James David Jacoby of Albuquerque; his 12 grandchildren; and his 15 great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held on Thursday, July 17, at 5 p.m. in the Vinyard Funeral Home in Floresville.
A funeral service was held on Thursday at 7 p.m. in the funeral home chapel, officiated by Pastor Mark Briggs.
A graveside service with military honors was held on Friday at 11 a.m. in the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio.