Errol Sylvester Jacobs was born on December 13, 1943 in Port Antonio, Jamaica. He was raised by his loving mother Hattie Outar Jacobs and his adopted grandmother Mary White, a Quaker missionary.
While in Jamaica, Errol attended Swift Purcell Trade School where he learned cabinetry. He migrated from Jamaica to New York in 1967. He owned and operated a successful Custom Cabinet & Bathroom business in Long Island for over a decade. He moved his family to Kissimmee, Florida in the early 1980's. Errol then worked as a Master Craftsman for The Walt Disney World Company for 23 years, retiring in 2009 to pursue his dream of farming and raising goats. He enjoyed spending time with his wife & children, traveling with his family, playing cricket, watching sports, cooking, woodworking, and building.
Errol had a sister Anna Murray who is deceased.
He leaves to mourn his loss, a wife: Isabel Jacobs and family, his children: Yvonne Knight, Errol Jacobs and Delita Jacobs, brothers: Kenneth Jacobs (Gloria) Winston, Ena, Sheila Saunders grandchildren Nassengae Stewart Sylvester Stewart and great-grandchild Amanire Stewart, his many nieces and nephews and those who love and respect him.
The family of Errol Jacobs wishes to thank Conrad & Thomas, Funeral Home, Faith Family Outreach ministry Baptist Church, the many friends and family for all their support during this difficult time.
Visitation is Friday, January 29, 2021 from 4:00pm - 8:00 pm at CONRAD AND THOMPSON FUNERAL HOME A Graveside services is Saturday, January 30, 2021 at 11:00 at Rose Hill Cemetery. The family is being cared for by CONRAD AND THOMPSON FUNERAL HOME 511 Emmett St Kissimmee, FL 34746 (407) 847-3188.
PLEASE Remember at Conrad & Thompson Funeral Home, because of the recent pandemic, necessary precautionary measures will need to be taken, SOCIAL DISTANCING WILL BE REQUIRED as well as WEARING A FACE MASK and temperature check at the funeral home.
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