DILLARD WAYNE JACOBY, 77 of Ranger, TX passed
away Nov. 17, 2021 in Mansfield, TX, with burial
in Evergreen Cemetery at Ranger, TX.
Mr. Jacoby was born July 3, 1944 in Ranger, TX to
Walter Jacoby & Nannie Margaret (Hubbard) Jacoby.
He graduated from Ranger High School in 1963. He
married Patricia Whatley in Feb. of 1993 in Eastland,
TX. He worked for Texas Department of Public Safety,
U-Way, Superior Heat, Wright Corporation, & retired
from Georgia Pacific in 1988.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Nannie &
Walter Jacoby; and wife, Patricia Jacoby. Siblings
were Betty Jacoby Cannon, Harold Jacoby (RHS-1947),
LeRoy Jacoby (RHS-1941), Katy Jacoby Boston (RHS-1948),
Otis Ray Jacoby (RHS-1956), Walter Lee Jacoby, Raymond
Jacoby, Bobby Jean Jacoby, & Margaret Jacoby Campbell
Survivors include daughters, Misty Henline (Bradley)
of Granbury, TX, and April Jacoby of Ranger; grandsons,
Brandon West (Tanaisha), Christopher West (Andrea),
Dustin Jacoby, and Corbyn Wells; granddaughters,
Jordon Jacoby, and Destiny Wells; great-grandsons
and great-granddaughters, Jonathan, Bentley, Tatum,
Khloi, Willow, Grayson, Zeke, and Reagan; sister,
Dorothy Jacoby Wright (RHS-1959); sisters-in-law,
Edwina Whatley and Cynthia Whatley; and numerous
nieces and nephews.
WIFE: PATRICIA WHATLEY JACOBY, 59, passed from this
life on Feb. 20, 2018 surrounded by her loving
family, with burial in Evergreen Cemetery at
Patricia was born July 8, 1958 in Glen Rose, TX to
William Thomas Whatley & Mary Ellen Birdsong Whatley.
She married Dillard Wayne Jacoby (RHS-1963) in Feb.
of 1993 in Ranger. Before marrying Dillard she worked
for Volkswagen of America. After moving to Ranger she
worked as an aide for Home Health. Patricia loved the
outdoors and picking up pecans. She loved garage
sales and weekend trade days and playing games on
her cell phone including puzzles.
She is survived by her loving husband of 25 years,
Dillard Jacoby of Ranger, daughters; Misty Henline
and husband Bradley of Granbury and April Wells and
husband David of Arkansas, 6 grandchildren; Brandon
West (Tanaisha), Christopher West, Dustin Jacoby,
Destiny Wells, Corbyn Wells, and Jordon Jacoby whom
was raised by her precious grandmother, Patricia:
also 5 great-grandkids. Patricia is also survived
by 2 brothers; James Lewis of Saginaw, Richard Whatley
of Wisconsin, 2 sisters; Rebecca West of Granbury and
Edwina Whatley of Granbury, sisters-in-law, Cynthia
Whatley of Ft. Worth, Dorothy Wright of Alvarado, &
Betty Cannon of Oklahoma, 3 aunts; Ruth Hicks of
Bridgeport, Wilma Sargent of Saginaw and Birdie Joe
Cade of Tyler and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
She is also survived by 3 other daughters; Melissa
O’Rouke, Lara Johnson (CJ), JoAnna O’Rouke and 8
She is preceded in death by her mom and stepfather,
Mary & Durwood Wylie, and her father and stepmother,
William Thomas and Peggy Whatley & a brother, Eugene