Bradley Joseph Jacobs


Bradley Joseph Jacobs passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Dec. 30. He was 65 years old. 

He was a lifelong resident of Harrison County and a graduate of Cadiz H.S. He enlisted into the Marines and left shortly after graduation. He fought in Vietnam for the country that he loved.  After returning home he married Terri Whiteman and loved, raised and provided for her and his two daughters Beth and Jessica. He followed in his family’s footsteps and became a coal miner. He lived and breathed coal mining and worked up to the day he got sick. He was a CPR instructor through the AHA, an animal lover and an awesome father. He was also a 32nd degree Mason belonging to the Scio lodge.

Preceded in death are his father and mother, Andrew and Mary; brother, Greg; grandparents, Jo and Eve Beveridge and Louis and Elizabeth Jacobs.

Survived by wife Terri; daughters, Beth (Collin) Albaugh from Scio, Jessica (Ryan) Hooker from Mount Pleasant; sister, Deb Cruciotti from Florida; brother, Steven (Janet)Jacobs from Cadiz, Crystal (George) Sayre from Cadiz; brother, Rodney (Carla) Jacobs from Marysville; granddaughters, Bree, Hannah and Rylee Albaugh and grandson, Gavyn Hooker, whom he was all so proud of; and  14 nieces and nephews who he loved to brag about.  

A Memorial Service will be held on Jan. 14, from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Cadiz EMS/firehall, located at  160 North Main Street, Cadiz Ohio 43907. Please come help celebrate dad’s life.  

Those wishing to do so may send the family a personal condolence and light a candle in remembrance of Brad by visiting the funeral home website at


  1. My Thoughts, Prayers and Love go out to all of you at this most difficult time. He will be missed. Terri you became a part of our family as well and my mom loved you and the girl’s even though they wouldn’t remember her. We will see you at the Memorial until then if you need anything please let us know. We love you all.

  2. Beth and Jessie, I am so sorry about your dad’s passing. He was an amazing guy who was always so proud of his girls. ((hugs))

  3. Terri, Beth, Jess and families. Sending Thoughts, Prayers and much love to all of you at this most difficult time. You are all family to us and we are here for you. My Mom loved Brad like he was her own son and loved your Mom and you girls as well. We will see you at the Memorial for your Dad. So many good times and memories. He will be missed. Love and Hugs.

  4. Terri, Beth, Jess, Prayers and love for all of you at this very difficult time, we so often forget how precious life is till it is to late, I am so glad that you are all spending time together and are keeping Brad’s wishes of family first -you 3 ladies were the light of his life and he cherished that. He will sure be missed, but we all know he is in a better place and God is taking the best care of him so that you can see him in heaven. I love and am so proud of you all.

  5. Crystal, I was so sorry to hear of your loss. Though years and miles have kept us apart, you have always been in my heart. Gail

  6. Dear Terri and girls I am so so sorry to hear about Brad I didn’t even know he was sick or passed away tell Today 1/28 and my daughter called 8;00PM,
    I want you all to know that Brad was one great man & one great friend when I live & worked down there. My prayers are with your family . God bless my brother

    Burton Abel


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