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Marvin Louis Jacobs

Male 1929 - 2013  (83 years)

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  • Name Marvin Louis Jacobs 
    Born 25 Jun 1929  Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Apr 2013  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I308430  Martin Family
    Last Modified 4 Apr 2020 

    Family Living 
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    Last Modified 18 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F139419  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Jun 1929 - Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Apr 2013 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes  Died:
    • Marvin L. "Buddy" Jacobs passed away on Thursday, April 4 at home after a year-long battle with cancer. He was born on June 25, 1929 to Julius and Elizabeth Jacobs in Nashville, TN.

      He is survived by his loving wife of almost 60 years, Dorothy Singer Jacobs and 3 devoted children Betsy Rubenstein (Randy Garland) of St. Louis, MO; Barbara Aland (Jack) of Birmingham, AL and Andrew Jacobs (Carmen) of New Orleans.

      He was pre-deceased by his youngest brother, Donald, and survived by his brother Dr. Kenneth Jacobs (Ellen) and his sister Sylvia Shepard, all of Nashville, TN.

      Loving grandchildren are William Rubenstein (Weiwei), Michael Rubenstein (Jodie) and Daniel Rubenstein (Katie Mezaros), Emily Kupperman (Zach), Rachel, Laura and Maggie Aland, Erica, Jennifer, Jessica and Sissy Jacobs and Claire Rufin. Great-granddaughter is Ireland Rubenstein.

      In 1954 Buddy and Dotty moved to New Orleans, where he managed the Royal Castle Hamburger Restaurants. After Royal Castle sold in 1967, Buddy owned and managed commercial real estate, including shopping centers, warehouses, an office building and the Best Western St. Charles Inn. In addition, Buddy was very active in community organizations, serving over the years on the boards of New Orleans Blue Cross, the New Orleans Chamber of Commerce, the Jewish Community Center, the Visiting Nurses Association, AIPAC's Louisiana Council, the National Executive Committee of AIPAC, the Hebrew Rest Cemetery Association, National World War II Museum, the Touro Infirmary Foundation, and the Patrick Taylor Foundation. He also served during his lifetime as President or Chairman of the Board of the following organizations: Touro Infirmary, Touro Synagogue, The Jewish Endowment Foundation, and The Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans.

      Funeral services will take place at Touro Synagogue, 4238 St Charles Ave., on Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 2:00 pm with Rabbi Alexis Berk officiating. Internment in Hebrew Rest Cemetery #3 (4100 Frenchmen at Pelopidas St.). Friends may call at Touro Synagogue on Sunday after 12:30. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Touro Synagogue, Touro Infirmary or a .

      Tharp-Sontheimer-Tharp in charge of arrangements. Information (504) 823-2341. Online memorials at www.tharpsontheimer.com.

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