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James Carroll Jacob Sr.

[Editor’s note; This is a reprint with corrections for a previously published obituary.  L’OBSERVATEUR apologizes for any inconvenience or confusion.]

James Carroll Jacob Sr., 90 of Collins and formerly of Montz, Louisiana, passed away on Friday, September 25, 2020 and will be dearly missed.

Due to COVID-19, there will no public service.

The immediate family invites extended family members to have private, safe celebrations of life.

Mr. Jacob was a native of Montz, Louisiana. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother.  Mr. Jacob retired from Shell Oil Company after 30 years of service in plant operations.  He was a member of the Catholic faith.  Mr. Jacob proudly served his country in the United States Army.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Rosemond and Esther Granier Jacob; two sisters, Jackie Jacob Viola and Frances “Iola” Jacob Greene; and one brother, Lloyd Jacob.

Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Dolores Triche Jacob; five children, Darlene Jacob Sizemore (James), James Jacob Jr., Kathy Jacob Hewitt (Rick), Claudette Jacob Canon (Mark), and Shawn Joseph Jacob (Donna); 10 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren; two siblings, Audrey Jacob Lewis and Gerald Jacob; and a host of other family members and friends.