Donald Joseph Jacobson passed away in Fort Worth on June 9, 2019.
The memorial service will be held 10:00 AM, Friday, June 14, 2019, at Beth-El Congregation located at 4900 Briarhaven Rd, Fort Worth, TX 76109.
Don was born in Cleveland, Ohio on March 21, 1938 to Benjamin and Rhoda Jacobson. After graduating high school, he spent a happy, meaningful year in Israel living at a Kibbutz before attending Case Western Reserve University. Don obtained a Master’s Degree in Library Sciences. He then worked as a Reference Librarian and instructor of library administration at Wright State University. In 1973 he relocated his family to Texas to accept a position with the City of Fort Worth. He served faithfully as a reference librarian for the City of Fort Worth until his retirement in 2006.
Don was a very kind, well-read man who was intensely interested in the world around him.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his late wife, Nancy; son, Jonathan; and sister, Edith.
He is survived by his wife of twenty years Kathleen; son, Benjamin (Julie); daughter Simona Jacobson, stepsons Stanton, Stephen, Martin and Quintin (Melinda) Cargill, one brother, Harvey Jacobson, granddaughters Alexia and Amanda Jacobson, grandsons Christopher, Brendan, Joey and Andrew Jacobson and Matthew Shoenfeld.