Corey Evan Jacobs

November 30, 2006 - May 01, 2017

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Thursday, May 04, 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Grace Christian Church, 126 E. Mitchell Street, Kendallville, IN


Friday, May 05, 1:00 PM
Grace Christian Church, 126 E. Mitchell Street, Kendallville, IN


Corey Evan Jacobs, 10, of LaGrange died Monday, May 1, 2017, at 12:47 a.m. in Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.

He was born November 30, 2006, in Kendallville to Jonathan and Casey (Holliday) Jacobs. His parents survive in LaGrange.

He was a fourth grade student at Meadowview Elementary School in Shipshewana.

Corey loved to watch basketball. He liked red balls and Elmo, because red was his favorite color. Watching “Wheel of Fortune” and coloring were his favorite things to do. And, he loved giving kisses. He was loved by so many and will be missed dearly.

Also surviving are three sisters, Jazmyne Jacobs of LaGrange, Kennedy Jacobs, and Charleigh Jacobs both at home; four brothers, Trevor Jacobs of LaGrange, Trace Holliday, Jessie Jacobs, and Jon Jacobs all at home; maternal grandmother, Cathy Holliday of South Milford; maternal great-grandmother, Lorie Holliday of Rome City; maternal great-grandfather, Kent Garman of Avilla; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Mike Holliday; maternal great-grandfather, Sturgill Holliday; maternal great-grandmother, Beverly Garman; paternal grandmother, Joyce Hicks; and paternal grandfather, Birtchel Jacobs.

Funeral services will be Friday, May 5, 2017, at 1 p.m. at Grace Christian Church, 126 East Mitchell Street, Kendallville with Pastor Scotty Ritchie officiating. Burial will be in Orange Cemetery, Rome City.

Pallbearers will be Jonathan Jacobs, Travis Holliday, Trevor Jacobs, Trace Holliday, Jaden Holliday, and Jessie Jacobs.

Calling is Thursday, May 4, 2017, from 2 to 8 p.m. at the church.

Preferred memorials are to the family to defray funeral expenses.

Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 South State Street, Kendallville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Rhonda Fugate
May 20th, 2017 7:05pm
Rome city

Fly high bub.,..

Mollie Starkey
May 5th, 2017 3:59pm

Prayers of peace and comfort for your family.

Ronnie & Tracy Stanley
May 4th, 2017 10:44pm
Kendallville, IN

We are so sorry for your loss and our deepest thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Let us know if you need anything. Love you all.

Cynthia Noward
May 3rd, 2017 3:54pm
Meadowview Elementary

I was so sorry to hear about Corey. He was a beautiful boy who always made you smile. He will be greatly missed. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

Terri Williams
May 1st, 2017 10:21pm
Ft Wayne

I am so very sorry for your loss. All of you are in my thoughts and prayers! Fly high sweet angel!

Jr & Mable Hicks
May 1st, 2017 9:20pm

Sorry for your loss .

Mark Hicks
May 1st, 2017 8:57pm

I'm so sorry for your loss .

May 1st, 2017 8:12pm
Leesburg in.

Sorry for the loss, hugs and prayers going out,so sad!

Linda keck
May 1st, 2017 6:43pm

So very sorry for your loss! Hugs an prayers for all!