Wayne Jack Jacobs, 78, died unexpectedly Monday night (Jan. 7, 2019) at Memorial Satilla Health System, in Waycross.

He was a native of Pierce County, Ga., and had lived most of his life in Brunswick, Ga., prior to making his home in Ware County for the past 15 years. He was the son of the late Rev. Tilford J. Jacobs and Mattie Herrin Jacobs. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Regena Cowman.

He retired as an electrician with Brunswick Pulp and Paper, and served with the United Sates Army during the Korean War. He was a member of the Sweat Memorial Baptist Church and the Victory Sunday School Class.

Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Sandra Pope Jacobs, of Waycross; two daughters, Julie Albright, of St. Simons Island, and Marsha Davis, of Waycross; four grandchildren, Anné Davis, of Waycross, Bryse Albright, of St. Simons Island, Zane Cowman (wife, Kaitlyn), of Kennesaw, Ga., and Brent Albright, of St. Simons Island; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m Friday (Jan. 11, 2019) at Music Funeral Home Chapel. A private burial will be in Lake Chapel Cemetery.

The family will receive friends beginning at 10 a.m. Friday at Music Funeral Home.

Sympathy can be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com.

Music Funeral Home, in Waycross, is in charge of arrangements.

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