Jonathan “Johnnie” Everett Jacobs

Jonathan “Johnnie” Everett Jacobs

Retired Battalion Chief of Georgetown Fire Department

Jonathan “Johnnie” Everett Jacobs, 46, loving husband to Katie Silk Jacobs, lost his long grueling battle on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, at U.K. Medical Center. He was born on May 26, 1973, in Cynthiana, Kentucky, to Charlene Walters Jacobs and the late Ronald E. Jacobs. Johnnie was a retired Battalion Chief of Georgetown Fire Department. He spent his career fighting fires, saving lives and serving the Scott County Community. Johnnie enjoyed the outdoors by hunting, fishing, camping and golfing. He was a member of Great Crossing Baptist Church.

In addition to his wife, Katie, and his mother, Charlene, those left to cherish his memory are his beautiful children, Isabella, Hunter and Sadie; his sister, Jennifer (Josh) Hudnall of Georgetown; nieces, Hallie and Jakelyn Hudnall; paternal grandfather, Charley Walters of Georgetown; his mother-in-law, Susan Silk of Lexington, Kentucky; his brother-in-law, Bryon (Maria) Silk of Indianapolis, Indiana; nieces, Alexa and Chloe Silk; The Brotherhood of firefighters and the community of Scott County. He also leaves behind his furry buddy, Macy.

Visitation for family and friends was Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, at Southland Christian Church in Georgetown, Kentucky, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Funeral services for Johnnie will be 10 a.m. on Tuesday at the church with Rev. Ben Perkins officiating, ending with Last Call Honors.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to : KODA, 10160 Linn Station Road, Louisville, Kentucky 40223 

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