Mike Eugene Jacob, 77, of Martins Ferry, OH, passed away Tuesday, January 2, 2018.

Mike was born in Martins Ferry, on July 12, 1940, the son of the late Mike and Mary (Szabo) Jacob.

He was a retired owner of Jacob & Sons Quality Meats for 52 Years; a member of Saint John’s Lutheran Church where he was active in the Lutheran Brotherhood both of Martins Ferry. He served in the U.S. Army and was a member of American Legion Post 38.

Mike was a long time supporter of Martins Ferry Athletics.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Helen Bodnar and Marsha Simon.

He is survived by his wife, Constance V. (McKean) Jacob; five sons, Michael B. (Wendy) Jacob, St. Clairsville, OH, Timothy P. (Amy) Jacob, Martins Ferry, OH, Lance J. (Nikki) Jacob, St. Clairsville, OH, Richard N. Duncan, Rome, GA, James J. (Susan) Duncan, Lenoir, NC, Karen Duncan, Oswego, IL; sister, Anna (Frank) Noble; two brothers-in-law, William McKean and J. Bruce (Freda) McKean. He is also survived by 14 grandchildren, Jessica, Julie, Michael, T.J., Amanda, Niko, Leila, Lochlyn, Molly, Jacob, J.R., Billy, Elizabeth, and Emily.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Keller Funeral Home, 615 Hanover St., Martins Ferry, where friends will be received Friday 2-8 p.m. Funeral service will be held Saturday, January 6, 2018, at 11 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church with Father John Brandenburg, officiating.

Interment will follow at Riverview Cemetery, Martins Ferry.

Condolences to the family may be made by signing the guestbook online at www.kellerfuneralhome. com.