"For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand, I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." II Timothy James Anthony Jacob was born on September 6, 1956 to the union of James Earl Jacob and Dorothy Lee Jacob. He departed this life on Saturday, June 13, 2015 at the John R. Williamson Hospice House, El Dorado, Arkansas. At an early age he joined the Union Arc Baptist Church. Jacob attended elementary and high school at the Junction City School. He was preceded in death by his father, James Earl Jacob and his brother Saronto Miles. He leaves to cherish his memories; his mother, Dorothy Lee Jacob of Dodge City, Arkansas, four brothers Sylvester Robinson of El Dorado, Arkansas, Gary Jacob of Pine Bluff, AR, Jarrett and Derrick Jacob of Palm Springs,California; one sister, Sonja Banks(Tommy) of Dodge City, Arkansas; one step-brother, Melvin Bullock and two step-sisters Angela and Regina Nute both of El Dorado, Arkansas; his grandmother Beatrice Johnson of El Dorado, Arkansas; two nephews Nick Williams and Winston Steward Jr. both of El Dorado, Arkansas; two nieces Worntre Jacob and Tracy Carrington of Dodge City, Arkansas. Homegoing Services for James will be held on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at Union Arc Baptist Church, Dodge City, Arkansas with Rev. Joseph Waller officiating. Interment will follow in the Union Arc Cemetery under the direction of the Sims Mortuary Staff. Visitation at the funeral home will be Friday, June 19, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Saturday, June 20 from 8:30 to 12 noon.
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