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Mr. Tommy Jacobs age 62 of Red Springs, North Carolina was born on October 01, 1960 to the late Mr. Harvey Jacobs and the late Mrs. Mazinnie Sanderson Jacobs in Scotland County. He departed this life into his heavenly home on January 24, 2023 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst, North Carolina. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by three sisters, Evelyn Girdley, Yvonne Elkins, Elaine Goins, two brothers, Ernest Jacobs, Harold Jacobs.
Tommy Jacobs, graduate of Pembroke State University, spent many of his early professional years working at the House of Raeford in the accounting department. He is known by many as the owner of the Christian Book Store and Florist in Red Springs, NC. One of his biggest passions was being an educator and administrator. He transitioned into education and became a math teacher at Hoke County High School. After receiving his Master's degree from Fayetteville State University, he became an assistant principal at Hawk Eye Elementary School and the at Hoke County High School. His final professional accomplishment was leading the opening of Sandy Grove Middle School as principal, where he retired.
"Brother" Tommy as known by so many, was a devout Christian and servant of God. He was giving, thoughtful and well respected. Bro. Tommy was a faithful and dedicated member at Sycamore Hill Holiness Church where he wore many hats. His roles included Youth Director, Senior Citizen Director, Sunday school Teacher, Piano Player, Brotherhood Member, and Choir Member. His most notable effort was spreading the word of God through song. He was a member of the Sycamore Singers since the group originated 47 years ago. In doing so, he touched a lot of hearts ad helped so many people. If there ever was a need, he never hesitated to help, even after death choosing to be an organ donor. He loved being a blessing to others and found joy in giving back to the community.
Brother Tommy was a brother, an uncle, a mentor, and a dear friend to so many. Most importantly, he was a father figure to so many children, teens, and young adults. He will be be missed and his memory will forever be cherished. " Farewell Bro. Tommy Farewell".
He leaves to cherish his memories, seven brothers, Charles Jacobs of the home, Rev. Willie Jacobs (Ivene), George Jacobs (Kathy), Rev. Arnold Jacobs (Jane), Harvey Jacobs (Anne), Wade Jacobs, Rev. Donald Jacobs (Marie) two sisters, Linda Blue (William), Brenda Locklear (Glenn) and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.