Charles Warren “Charly” Jacoby, 80, of Frankfort, died March 17, 2023 at I.U. Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, Ind. He was born June 25, 1942 in Clinton County to John Paul & Sylvia Katheryn (Walker) Jacoby. He married Mary J. Sheets on June 28, 1970 and she survives.
Charly was a 1961 graduate of Frankfort High School. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy, from 1963-1967 and served on the USS Venture 496. After returning home, he became a firefighter for the Frankfort Fire Department, retiring after 20 plus years. He then worked for the Frankfort Parks Department, retiring from there as well. Charly was a long-time member of the Community Christian Church. He loved spending time with family, eating at his favorite restaurants and traveling to Branson, Missouri, and the U.P. of Michigan, enjoyed camping & hiking in Turkey Run, going to garage sales and antiquing.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Mary J. Jacoby of Frankfort, brother: John Jacoby of California, sister: Janice Jacoby of California, brother-in-law, Harry Sheets of Frankfort, sisters-in-law, Linda Cole of Frankfort and Dorothy (Dick) McCarty of Michigantown, nieces, Crystal (Terry) Williams, Tara (Eric) Woods, and Cherish Batts, nephews, Travis (Gina) Sheets, Shane (Kim) Jacoby, and Stace (Melissa) Alter. He also had several great-nieces and nephews that he was very close to.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Larry Jacoby.
Family services will be held. Burial will be in Kilmore Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the TPA Park Christmas Light Fund, 1 Adrian Marks Dr., Frankfort, IN 46041 or Community Christian Church, 1944 S. Jackson St., Frankfort, IN 46041. Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort is assisting the family with arrangements. Please visit goodwinfuneralhome.com, where you may leave a condolence.