• Contributor
  • 2019

A Monroe County community leader and well known high school official, working 3 consecutive state finals in basketball, including the 1963 and ’64 championship games … also officiated 2 state finals in football … inducted into Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame as Center Circle officials’ honoree … member of the Ellettsville Masonic Lodge, earning the Mason’s highest honor, a 33rd degree … also a member of the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite and The Murat Shrine Temple … … served as president of the Stone Belt Shrine Club in Bloomington and organized the first mini-clinic for children with severe burns and disabilities … was the first president of the Richland-Bean Blossom School Corporation and Edgewood High School Building Corporation … Director of the Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County, Inc., Director of People’s State Bank and Nipper’s Federal Credit Union, Director of the Monroe County Sewer Board … employed 35 years at RCA … married to Anna (Stogsdill) Jacobs for 58 years … passed away in 2016 at age 91.