Marvin Jacobs

Marvin Jacobs, 70, died at his home near Belpre, on Aug. 11, 2013.

He is survived by his wife, Gini; his sons, Nick (Stephanie) of Munroe Falls, Ohio, Shane (Diana) of Forest, Va., and Nathan (Stacy) of Simpsonville, S.C.; his six grandchildren; and seven siblings. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Chad Jacobs.

Originally from Zulu, Ind.,, Marvin was a Purdue University graduate who later spent 36 years at DuPont in a career he cherished. He worked at the Barlow Branch Library in his retirement.

The family will receive family and friends at Leavitt Funeral Home, Belpre, on Thursday, Aug. 22, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. with the vigil service at 8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Friday at 10:30 a.m. on Aug. 23, at the St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Porterfield, Ohio.

Memorials may be made to the “Friends of the Barlow Library”, 8370 St. Rt. 339, Vincent, Ohio 45784.

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Marvin Jacobs

Marvin Jacobs, 70, of Belpre, Ohio, died Aug. 11, 2013, at his residence.

Arrangements pending at Leavitt Funeral Home, Belpre.