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Richard Jacobs

d. August 20, 2021

Richard Jacobs age 81, a resident of El Prado, passed away peacefully August 20, 2021.

He was preceded in death by his parents William & Mary Jacobs, brothers William Jacobs and Robert Jacobs.

Richard proudly served his country in the U.S. Army, enlisting at the age of 17.  He was a Professor of Marketing in which he taught at the University of North Texas- Denton, University of Texas El Paso, and Adams State – Alamosa, CO.  Richard passion was getting on the open road and heading out on his motorcycle.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years June Jacobs; children Richard Keith Jacobs (Cheryl) and Jil Anne Echols (Ronald); grandchildren Jessica Eckert and Aaron Echols; great-grandchild Ruby; and many other loving relatives and cherished friends.

In lieu of flowers family asks that donations be made to the Stray Hearts Animal Shelter in Taos NM.

The family of Richard Jacobs has entrusted the care of their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home of Taos.  866-657-4019

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