Edward P. Jacobs

June 26, 1931 - June 21, 2020

Edward P. Jacobs, 88, of North Fort Myers, Florida, passed away on June 21, 2020. He was born on June 26, 1931, in Toledo, Ohio to Mary and Frank Jacobs.  He graduated from Macomber High School and went on to serve his country proudly in the US Navy on the USS Grand Canyon (AD-28). 

He retired after more than 38 years at the Toledo Blade Newspaper.  He was past Commander of the VFW 2510 in Toledo.  He enjoyed bowling, playing softball, card games and spending time with family and friends.

He is survived by his loving wife of 69 years, Carole, with whom he had ten children:  Mary Richards, Tina Pozniak, Julie Weills, Lisa Jacobs, Barbara Wilson, James, John and Donna Jacob and was predeceased by his son, Michael and daughter Carole Ransom.  Ed has 33 grandchildren and 65 great-grandchildren. 

Memorial Services will be held at a later date. Details to be announced via www.MullinsMemorial.com

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.


  1. Shirley Berry Jun 23, 2020 at 3:43 pm

    Wow, what a great legacy and wonder tribute. Ed was always so kind. So very sorry for Carole’s loss and ALL the children

  2. Judy & Charlie Andrews Jun 24, 2020 at 8:12 am

    We send our Deepest Sympathy to you & your family. Good memories last a life time.
    Take Care, Charlie & Judy

  3. Bob and Donna Ireland Jun 28, 2020 at 11:36 am

    Sending our condolences to Carol and her family. Great memories of Ed with the Sabal Springs softball team. Always had a smile on his face when came to play..RIP Ed.❤️

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