Burton Alan Jacobs passed away Nov. 3, 2020, at the age of 89 at his home at Arbor Terrace of East Cobb surrounded by his family.
Burton was born Nov. 11, 1930, in Bronx, N.Y., to Esther and Nathan Jacobs. He attended City College in Brooklyn, N.Y., and received a bachelor’s degree and then went on to graduate from Brooklyn Law School in 1957. He then married the love of his life Phyllis Frances Bank. Burton started his love of practicing law and then opened his own practice and was known for real estate law. He retired from being an attorney in 1981 and enjoyed traveling with his wife to Paris, France, Spain and England, to name a few. He had a love of antiques and art. He loved to play golf, tennis and of course Scotch. However, his greatest sense of pride was his wife, children and grandchildren, and their accomplishments. He was a very involved Dad and Pop Pop. He was also a veteran of the Korean War.
He is preceded in death by his mother Esther and father Nathan of Bronx, N.Y.; and his wife Phyllis Frances Jacobs, who passed in 2012. Burton is survived by his daughter and son-in-law Linda and Sheldon Berch of Marietta, and son Dr. Eric Jacobs of Lake Charles; and his three grandchildren Joshua Harnick, Brandon Harnick and Gabriel Jacobs. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.