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Aggie Family Mourns the Loss of Homer Jacobs '87

August 26, 2014
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Courtesy: Texas A&M Athletics
(photo: Texas A&M Athletics)

COLLEGE STATION, Texas— The Aggie family mourns the loss of Homer Jacobs ’87 who left this world much too soon on August 26, 2014.  Jacobs, 49, passed away unexpectedly after experiencing a sudden illness. He died at the College Station Medical Center.  The cause of death is unknown and an autopsy has been ordered.

Jacobs was the editor of the 12th Man Magazine and devoted much of his career to his life-long passion for Texas A&M athletics.  A 1987 graduate of Texas A&M with a BA in journalism, Jacobs came to the 12th Man Foundation in 1996 and was the first editor of 12th Man Magazine.  He also spent time working at the Sherman Democrat, the Galveston Daily News and Aggies Illustrated prior to joining the 12th Man Foundation.  On April 24, 2014, Jacobs was married to the former Laurie Lindsey, who has four grown boys.

Funeral arrangements are pending and more information will be released in the future.

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