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Roger Lee Jacobs

July 14, 1947 - August 23, 2021

Roger Lee “Tee” Jacobs, 74, of Lynchburg, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 23, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents James and Annie Mae Austin.

Born on July 14, 1947, in Lynchburg, he attended E.C. Glass High School and retired from Archer Creek Foundry. He enjoyed the outdoors, sports, and was an avid fisherman.

He was loved by all and known for his infectious smile.

He leaves to cherish his memory, devoted daughter Melissa J. Childress of Appomattox.

The family would like to express their gratitude for the incredible care and support provided by Betty and Al DeLara and the staff at Edley Place Home Care who were his family the last several years. A very special thanks to Seven Hills Hospice and especially his angel Alice Powell.

In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, August 26, 2021, in Spring Hill Cemetery with Rev. Dr. Tom Bryant officiating. 

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.

Burial Date August 26, 2021

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Melissa, I was so sorry to hear about your Dad!! He was a sweet man. Love and prayers, my sweet friend!

Posted by Cindy Bomar on August 25, 2021

Roger aka Granddad, words can’t express how I feel. I am so sad. I am one of the lucky ones that was blessed to have known you. You had an infectionous smile, gorgeous hair (we can’t forget the hair) and a heart of gold. You became family to me and my family. You touched everyone’s heart especially mine. You taught me and Al the Southern ways and so much more. You will definitely forever live in our hearts. My thoughts and prayers are with you my dearest Melissa aka Red. Until we meet again Granddad. Your footprints are engraved in my heart. Rest in Eternal Peace.

Posted by Betty De Lara on August 24, 2021

Tee, you will never be forgotten. Fly high sweet man.

Posted by Nancy Baldwin on August 24, 2021

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