James F. 'Rick' Jacobs | Passages

James F.
James F. 'Rick' Jacobs
— image credit: Family of Rick Jacobs

BREMERTON — James F. “Rick” Jacobs died Aug. 30 at his home in Bremerton.

Rick was known to his family as “The Rock.” He devoted his life to his family. He was a man of honor and morals and opened his home and heart to so many loved ones, loving them all as his own.

Rick loved to travel the world and shared countless vacations with the love of his life, Brenda Jacobs, his wife of 36 years. His genuine personality and humor will be missed but forever remembered with love and laughter.

Rick retired from Puget Sound Energy as a lineman. He was a U.S. Army veteran.

He is survived by his wife, Brenda Jacobs, of Bremerton; mother, Elisabeth Walters of Silverdale; siblings, Jeff Jacobs of Ocean Shores and Susie Longbrake of Port Orchard; children, Kim Bean of Waldorf, Md., Charles Jacobs of Silverdale, Kyle Jacobs of Port Orchard, Lisa Magdaleno of Surprise, Ariz., Ralph Magdaleno of Surprise, Ariz., Cherie Jacobs of Port Orchard, Rhonda Jacobs of Lynnwood, and Jamie Stankewich of Boston, Mass.; and 15 grandchildren.

Rick was preceded in death by his father, Jack Jacobs; and son, Joe Jacobs.

Memorial service Sept. 6, 1 p.m., at Central Kitsap Presbyterian Church in Silverdale, followed by a reception. Sign the online guest book at

— Family of Rick Jacobs


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