Joshua David Jacob passed away on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017.

He is survived by his mother, Pamela Jacob; his brother, S. Justin Holley; his maternal grandmother, Juanita Byrd; uncles, Butch Byrd (Sandra) of Tyler, Texas, and Lanny Byrd (Paula) of Huntsville, Alabama; cousins, Travis Byrd, Noah Byrd, Garrett Byrd, Ethan Byrd and Addilyn Byrd of Tyler, and Cole Byrd and Courtland Byrd of Huntsville.

Joshua was preceded in death by his father, Peter Jacob; uncle, Andrew "Corky" Byrd; grandfathers, Lt. Col. Herman Byrd and retired Col. Hermann Jacob; and grandmother, Rose Marie Jacob.

Joshua was previously employed by FCI Williamsburg and the Sumter Sheriff's Department. He graduated from the University of South Carolina. Joshua touched the lives of many people and was outwardly loving and affectionate. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Bullock Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dr. R.L. Bob Calvert officiating. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Park cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Clint Eagan, Robert Buniel, Anthony Bradford, Michael Prescott, Britton Plath, Trey Williams, and his brother, S. Justin Holley.

The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service from noon to 2 p.m. at Bullock Funeral Home and other times at the home of Joshua's grandmother Byrd of Sumter.

You may go to and sign the family's guest book.

The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements.