Jeff Jacoby Obituary, Cause Of Death –On Christmas morning, at his home in Knoxville, local radio personality and sports commentator Jeff Jacoby lost his battle with cancer. Jacoby was well known in the Knoxville community. Jacoby had been struggling against the illness for quite some time.
Jacoby had been going through his chemotherapy sessions for a significant amount of time at this point. He was 61. When Jeff was a little child, he traveled to Cincinnati, Ohio, with his parents and grandparents. Although Jeff wasn’t born in Toledo, Ohio at first, his family eventually made that city their permanent home.
Following the completion of his secondary education in Finneytown, he continued his education in Cincinnati in order to earn his diploma there. Jeff was awarded a football scholarship to play for the Golden Eagles of Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville, Tennessee, from 1973 to 1976.
Jeff’s college career spanned the years 1973–1976. The university created the conditions for the success of this chance. During that time, he was an inside linebacker for the team, and his contributions were critical to the Eagles’ victory in the 1975 Ohio Valley Conference Championship game.
During that time, he was also a member of the team. In 1977, he was presented with his diploma after having concurrently majored in English and Journalism throughout his time at the institution.