William Conrad “Bill” Jacobs, 82, Vero Beach

William Conrad “Bill” Jacobs, 82, died Nov. 23, 2010, at VNA Hospice House, Vero Beach.

He was born in Richmond, Va., and lived in Vero Beach for 42 years coming from Homestead. Jacobs was a graduate of the University of Miami, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and biology.

Jacobs worked in the citrus and agriculture industry for 40 years before his retirement in 1992.

He served as captain in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

Jacobs was a member of Vero Beach Yacht Club, Rotary Club International and 100 Club of Vero Beach.

Survivors include his wife of 58 years Barbara Jacobs, of Vero Beach; sons, William A. Jacobs, of Washington State and Michael K. Jacobs, of Vero Beach and four grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice Foundation, 1110 35th Lane, Vero Beach, FL 32960 in memory of Mr. Jacobs.

Visitation will be 4 – 6 p.m. on Nov. 29, 2010 at Strunk Funeral Home Vero Beach. Entombment will be in Crestlawn Cemetery, Vero Beach.

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