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Randal Jacobs

January 14, 1961 — March 8, 2021

Randal Jacobs, age 60, passed away March 8, 2021.

He was born January 14, 1961 to Tom and Kathryn (Phillips) Jacobs in Council Bluffs, IA.
Randy was a Lewis Central High School alumni, class of 1979, and then spent most of his career working in kitchens making a mean pizza. He was very talkative and had the ability to strike up a conversation with anyone. It was hard to tell if he knew everyone in council bluffs, or if he was just that sociable. Randy was an excellent story teller too, so much so, he’d tell you the same story over and over. He had an inside joke with everyone, cared about his family deeply, and wanted to know how yours was too.

Randy was a huge sports fan. Baseball was his favorite, and his team was the St. Louis Cardinals. He could be seen wearing a jersey or jacket with a bird and a bat on it 8 days a week. Randy was also a fan Nebraska football and Creighton basketball, but he blamed gray hair on them and the Cardinals’ bullpen. He listened to all music but preferred classic rock and knew all of the words to all of the songs on the 70s, 80s, and 90s radio stations. He loved movies too. Randy spoke one-liners from his favorites, especially from movies like Caddyshack, The Avengers/Iron Man, Super Troopers, and Bull Durham. Chances are, anyone who knew him heard one or two quotes.

Randal is survived by his children, Carey Jacobs and Aaron Jacobs; parents, Tom (Kathy) Jacobs and Kathryn Jacobs; siblings, Greg (Sheila) Jacobs, Sara Minor and Mike (Julie) Jacobs.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM at Hoy Kilnoski Funeral Home on Friday, March 12, 2021.

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Friday, March 12, 2021

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Hoy-Kilnoski Funeral Home and Crematory

1221 North 16th Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

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