Mr. Jacob F. “Jake” Socks, III, 77, of Waynesboro, PA passed away Saturday, January 26, 2019 in the Chambersburg Hospital, Chambersburg, PA. Born February 2, 1941 in Waynesboro he was the son of the late Jacob F. Socks, Jr. and Goldie (Keefer) Socks. He attended Waynesboro Area Schools and later went on to take college courses at Hagerstown Business College, Hagerstown, MD. Mr. Socks joined the military, May 13, 1958. He served with the United States Navy for over 22 years, including time during the Vietnam War. Mr. Socks retired from the Navy on January 16, 1978 in Norfolk, VA. After his retirement from the Navy, he was employed at the Hagerstown Maryland Prison and Douglas’ Pasty Shop. He was then employed as a chef and in the supply unit at Fort Ritchie, Cascade, MD until his retirement in 1986. He and his wife of 11 years, Patricia A. (Wilhide) Socks, were married May 10, 2007 in Waynesboro, PA. Mr. Socks enjoyed fishing, hunting, watching NASCAR and spending time with grandchildren. In addition to his wife he is survived by five daughters, Pamela Socks (Joel), Teresa Brunot (Duane), Dujuana Brunot (David), Jackie Stickler, and Jammie Knox; eight grandchildren, Jacob Socks, IV, Audrey Peleaz, Hali Stickler, Brandon Brunot, Kristen Hanks, Kimberly Humphreys, Ethan Pearson, Annalyne Knox; four great-grandchildren Lucas, Freya, Sophie, Dean; two siblings, Samuel “Bill” Socks and Dorine Wolgemuth; and many nieces, nephews, aunts, and uncles. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his first wife, Louise (Stacey) Socks; a daughter, Diana Lynn Socks; and two siblings, Patricia Socks and Gerald Socks. A memorial service will be held 11:00 A.M., Tuesday, January 29, 2019 in the Family Life Worship Center, 4750 Buchanan Trail East, Zullinger, PA with Pastor Jay Brookes officiating. Burial with military honors will be held in Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. Arrangements are by Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro, PA. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Waynesboro Community Services, Meal Delivery Program, 13 S. Church St., Waynesboro, PA 17268. Online condolences may be expressed at www.bowersoxfuneralhomes.com.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Jacob Jake Socks III 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Saint Paul, state: Minnesota