Howard Joseph Jacobs, of Orlando died peacefully at his home with his wife by his side on Thursday, July 12, 2012. Howard was born December 11, 1949 in Philadelphia, PA. He is survived by his loving wife, Debbie, his brother Marc, his son Richard,and his four step children Matthew, Brian, Michelle, Melinda. As well as nine grandchildren Casey, Brianna. Bryson, Olivia, Jackson, Jacob, Andrew, Haylee, Alex. Private family services will be held.
Howard Jacobs was a wonderful man of God. Besides his passion for the Lord and his family he loved sports. He coached softball for 26 years however over the last eight years coaching with Special Olympics or the Miracle League was where he was the happiest. He coached special olympics basketball, volleyball. baseball, and golf. Howard's cancer journey lasted just over a year. He was determined to never give in to cancer. His faith in a loving and gracious heavenly Father enable Howard's life to be a witness even in the most difficult of times.
I feel blessed that the Lord brought Howard and I together he was a loving husband, an awesome grandfather, dedicated employee and I so look forward to being reunited with him in heaven.
In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the Special Olympics of Orange County 3909 South Sumerlin Avenue Orlando Fl 32806