Master Sergeant Jeffrey “Jeff” Miles Jacops, 40, died on November 3, 2018. He was a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom Afghanistan and was awarded the Purple Heart.
Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel. MSG. Jacops will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
MSG. Jacops was born on January 11, 1978 in Amarillo, Texas. After graduating from Palo Duro High School in 1996, he enlisted in the United States Army. He was assigned to 14 Cav in Schweinfurt, Germany. His current assignment was to the Security Force Assistance Command at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
He was a brave and loyal solider receiving the Bronze Star (2 oak leaf clusters), Meritorious Service Medal (2 oak leaf clusters), Commendation Medal with Valor, Combat Action Medal and the Armor Draper Leadership Award.
He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Christina, son Jerrett, daughter Chassie all of the home; parents Kathy and Wesley Jacops and sister Elizabeth Jacops all of New Boston, Texas and brother Dustin Jacops and wife Jeanie of De Kalb, Texas.