Private family services for Jacob “Jake” L. Pitcher, 72, of Brownwood, will be held at a later date under the direction of Blaylock Funeral Home. His wishes were to be cremated and buried in Michigan alongside his late wife.

He passed away Tuesday, June 6, 2018, at a local nursing home.

He was born on April 29, 1946, to Jacob Lynn and Myra Rose (Matteson) Pitcher in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Survivors include his daughter, Michelle Suzanne Brennan; sons, Erik Pitcher, Jason Pitcher and daughter-in-law Heather; four grandchildren, Elizabeth, Abigail, Joey, and Jade; sisters, Ethel Pitcher and Sharon Hoover; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jacob Lynn and Myra Rose Pitcher; wife, Lynnea Brennan Pitcher; and son, Timothy Jacob Pitcher.