Dean Jacobs, age 60 of Clarkson passed away Thursday, January 2nd 2020 at his residence. He was born February 9th 1959 in Louisville, Kentucky, the son of David & Rebecca Sims Jacobs. He was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus Father Carroll White Council. He is survived by his wife, Ramona Jacobs, his daughter, Milo Jacobs, three brothers, Alan Jacobs, Dennis Jacobs, & James Jacobs, and two sisters, Mary Lou Weise & Shirley Higbee. He was preceded in death by his parents. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday (January 4th 2020) at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Leitchfield. Cremation was chosen in lieu of burial. Visitation will be held from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m., Friday with prayer services at 6:00 p.m. at the Watson & Hunt Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy can be made in the form of donations to the Mary Grace Jacobs Scholarship Fund c/o Ramona Jacobs 531 Barton Rd Clarkson, KY 42726. Watson & Hunt Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Jacobs. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Dean Jacobs at

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  1. I worked with Dean for many years at The Gates Rubber Company. Dean was a blessing to be around and will be missed by his family and many friends.
    My prayers go out to his family.

  2. Thoughts and prayers for everyone . Dean was a great blessing to be around he was always the same and always got a hug out of him . Have known Dean since he was a little young feller . Love ya Dean will miss that big smile .Fly High my friend . CHERYL HI

  3. Dean was a very special man. His kindness will never be forgotten. Sending love and prayers :heart: Tami

  4. So sorry for your loss. Loved him so much, he was a kind, funny and such a sweet man.
    Love you Dean:heart::heart::heart:


  5. I remember Dean from back in the day when I would take my then children to the dances at Peonia. He loved dancing with all of the kids!
    We ran into him and Mary Grace in Pigeon Forge a few years back, he was a fine person!

  6. Dean Jacobs alias our Clarkson Honeyfest Pooh Bear for several years. I have know Dean since our school days. Very talented and loved people especially children. He made everyone laugh and feel special. I am so sorry to his family for your loss. Rest In

  7. Dean was always sweet to our family ever since we met him at church. He loved to play with our girls every time he had the chance. I am so sorry for your loss. Dean will definitely be missed. Prayers for Dean and your family & friends. May he rest in peac

  8. Ramona, I am so very sorry to hear of Dean’s passing. We loved Dean and remember that he would see our two boys growing up. They would see him coming knowing he was going to scrub their heads for them, LOL! They loved it, but hated it too, LOL! They t

  9. God takes the best to sit at his right side……God, You have one of the sweetest, most kind Angels now. May He rest in peace and help the rest of us get there. Dean was a blessing to anyone who knew him and I have known him for a very long time…PEONIA

  10. Mona, so sorry for your loss. Dean was a very kind and thoughtful man. We will be praying for you and your daughter. May God be with you all.

  11. Mona,

    So sorry to hear of your husband’s passing. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers today and in the days ahead.

    With sincere sympathy,

    Judie Grant Hudson

  12. Condolences to Ramona, Mary Grace, and family. Dean could set down with a guitar and entertain one person or hundreds. It made him no difference. Lots of lasting pickin’ memories to cherish. I’ll miss you Dean’o!!…..Ron Tipton,

  13. Sorry to hear of Dean’s passing. I worked with him at Gates a million years ago… he was easily one of the funniest people I knew and a talented musician. He kept me laughing at work and beyond. It’s sad that he’s gone.

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