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Richard Keith Jacobson of Pauls Valley passed away December 4, 2016 in Wynnewood, Oklahoma at the age of 77 years.
Richard was born January 10, 1939 in Densmore, Kansas to L.A. and Myrtle Jacobson. He attended Pauls Valley Schools. After graduation from Pauls Valley High School he furthered his education by attending the University of Oklahoma. Later, he transferred to the University of Mississippi, widely known as "Ole Miss," where he completed his bachelor's degree in education.
He then taught in various places including Annapolis, Maryland and Chicago, Illinois. During his travels, he also sold college textbooks. After a while he moved to California and settled in the San Francisco Bay area around Novato. There he got into real estate. He was a real estate sales associate and lived there for over 20 years.
After his retirement, he returned to make his home in Pauls Valley. He began commuting, working for Sears in Norman and later joined the family business at Jacobson Ready Mixed Concrete.
In his return to Pauls Valley he has been a very active volunteer in the Main Street Beautification projects and a member of the St. Timothy's Episcopal Church.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents, L.A. and Myrtle Jacobson; and two brothers, Gayle Jacobson and Max Jacobson.
Richard is survived by his sister and her husband, Ardith and Harry Thompson; one brother and his wife, Dean and Joy Jacobson; two sisters-in-law, Betty Jacobson and Jeanie Jacobson, all of Pauls Valley; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews and cousins.
Memorial services will be held Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 2 p.m. by the St. Timothy's Episcopal Church; officiating will be Rev. Richard Burris. A private inurnment was held at the Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
Services for cremation and inurnment were under the direction of the Stufflebean-Coffey Funeral Home. We invite you to send a message of condolence for the family at www.stufflebeanfuneralhome.com.
Published on January 6, 2017
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