Mr. Devonte’ Leshore Jacocks Sr

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Devonte’ Leshore Jacocks Sr, 26, passed away on March 2, 2023. Devonte’ was born on February 5, 1997 in Mansfield, OH.

Devonte’ was preceded in death by his brother; Elijah Bronson, grandfather; Clarence Jacocks II, special friend; Dontarious Sylvester, and his great-grandparents.

Devonte’ is survived by his mother; La’Tavia Bronson (Floyon Harris), father; Clarence (Jennifer) Jacocks III, daughter; Mehaila “Halo” Niayr Lashay Jacocks, son; Devonte’ “Tae Tae” Leshore Jacocks Jr. and unborn son, sisters; Nija Jacocks, Devon Allen, and Tennley Jacocks, brothers; Jalen Jacocks, and Clarence Jacocks IV, maternal grandparents; Willie & Carol Bronson, paternal grandmother; Debra Jacocks, aunts; Selina (Norven) Roane-Thomas, La’Tayia Bronson (Thomas Holder), Monaray Burkett, Erin (Michael) Tezeno, uncles; Matthew (Tempestt) Jacocks Sr. and Edward Burkett, great-grandmother; Monaray Bell, girlfriend; Mekaila Grose, special cousins; Marvin Parker, Jamartavious “Tavo” Ross, and Lacario Davison, special friends; Anton Franklin and Martin Prude, and a host of family and friends who loved him dearly.

Devonte’ was a proud 2015 graduate from Mansfield Senior High School. Devonte’ was a hardworking, loyal, loving, and motivating family man who loved spending time with his children. He enjoyed taking care of others, playing the game, joking and making others laugh and smile. He had a smile that was contagious. To know him was to truly love him. We will all miss him dearly!

We, the family of Devonte Leshore Jacocks III would like to extend our sincere appreciation for the kind expressions of sympathy, prayers, love and acts of kindness extended during this difficult time. We would especially like to thank Pastor Mark Cobb, Pastor Eddie Massey, Oasis of Love Church, and The Marlan Gary Funeral Home, The Chapel of Peace. These kind gestures will serve as a source of comfort in the days and weeks ahead. May God bless each of you!

Visitation 10:00 AM and Funeral Service 11:00 AM Friday, March 10, 2023 at The Oasis of Love,190 Chester Ave. Interment at Mansfield Cemetery Association. Ministry of Comfort entrusted to MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE MANSFIELD, 753 McPherson St. (formerly Williams Funeral Services). To stream the services, read the complete obituary, order flowers, view video tribute and offer condolences to The JACOCKS Family, visit


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Condolence Messages

  1. I love you so much cous! My first best friend get your rest my baby! And to the rest of the family I love y’all!

  2. William Brown

    I’m very sorry for ur loss .rip.

  3. berneice woodson

    I’m so sorry about this. You will be in my heart and prayers.

  4. We commend Devonte’s immortal Spirit to eternity, where art the ancestors who transitioned before him and return his corruptible physical body to the earthly realm from which it came. Peace and Love to his family and loved ones.

  5. Christine Canada English

    Sorry for your family’s king…

  6. Twyla D Wilkins*Hood

    My Sincere Sympathy to my my other Family. Love You guys so much.

  7. Khalil and Joyce Ali

    Our prayers and condolences go out to the Jacocks and Bronson families. So many great memories. Rest in peace Devonte’.

  8. Kimberly J Mitchell

    So sorry for your loss praying for the family

  9. Darrell Banks

    Debra (and family),
    I have no words to comfort you, but please know, I am thinking of you and praying for you and your entire family.
    Darrell Banks

  10. Tony, Vivian Davis and Family

    We the Davis Family send our Deepest Condolences to all of the Family members in this Difficult time. We are praying, and love you all.

  11. Prayers To this young man family and more important his beautiful babies .. ❤️ RIP Jacocks

  12. Selena Cunningham

    So sorry for your loss my thoughts and prayers from Selena Cunningham and family sincerest condolences

  13. Angie Leadingham

    I am sorry, I am praying for all of the family. Jacocks was a special guy. He would give anyone anything. He had the biggest smile it was contagious. Rest easy my friend.

  14. Chrissy Bond-Wooster

    Dearest Peggy,
    You are in my thoughts and prayers as we grieve the loss of another loved one. He was such a nice looking young man. His legacy will live on through his children.

  15. Devonte was an incredible individual who lit up every room he entered. He had the kindest heart and eyes that shined even in the darkest rooms. He will be deeply missed by so many. Thinking of his loved ones and friends.

  16. Prayer to this man’s kids, family, and friends he had a such a great heart and soul he will be missed forever long live Jacocks! We love you! ❤️

  17. Keisha McCraney (Twyman)

    Prayers and condolences to the entire Jacocks and Bronson family. I am very sorry for your loss❤️

  18. Angela Mosier

    My deepest sympathy to the Jacocks and Bronson family. I’m so heartbroken for you Twin, I love you! Keeping you all in my prayers.

  19. Min. Linda M. Smith

    Sending prayers and condolences to the Jacocks family. May God comfort and uplift you all during this time. In Jesus Name !!!

  20. My sincerest sympathy to Debra and the entire Jacocks family.

  21. Sussan Warner

    Prayers of comfort for the family due to a priceless loss. May the love of Christ Jesus our lord and savior and valve around you and help you in this time of transition.

  22. Becki Shanks Smith

    My deepest sympathies to your family. Devonte was a good, fun student.

  23. Marilyn Preston

    My condolences to family my prayers are with you. May God be with you in this time of need. So sorry.

  24. Rondre L. Brooks

    Deepest of condolences to this beautiful family.Devonte was amazing people and I extend my prayers in this trying time.

  25. My condolences to the family ❤️

  26. Shatarius Anderson

    This seems so unreal and unfair writing this. I love you lil Cuz always and forever until we meet again R.I.Paradise.

  27. Merline Pinkston- Gordon

    On behalf Merline and the Pinkston family, we are sending prayers and condolences to the Bronson and Jacocks family. Our prayers and thoughts are with you . May God comfort you during this time.

  28. Kim and Ashley Dismuke

    Praying for the Family!

  29. Sandy and Bob Nye

    We are so very very sorry. We send our sincere condolences to the entire Jacocks family.

  30. To the family: May God give you strength to endure the pain of your loss. You’re in my prayers.


    We the Mansfield Senior High Class of 1996 would like to send our love, prayers, and thoughts to our La’Tavia Bronson and Clarence Jacocks III , may GOD continue to cover your entire family.

  32. Coach Fred Atwater

    My sincere condolence to The Jacocks and Bronson Families.

  33. Debbie S Jefferson

    Rest in paradise cousin we will miss u gone to soon pray for the family.

  34. Diane Logan (Rickys mom)

    My heart breaks for Jay and his family. Prayers and hugs.

  35. Lady Dolorus Nevels, President

    On behalf of our leaders, staff, and members of the ODC Ministers’ Wives and Ministers’ Widows Alliance, please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of your grandson Devonte’ Jacocks Sr.

  36. Laurence Nevels Sr.

    We extend our love and condolences to the entire Jacocks family As God, who is the Comforter, be with you now and always.
    Suffragan Bishop Laurence and Lady Dolorus Nevels

  37. Kimberly Brookins-Lindsay

    Sending my sincere condolences to the Bronson and Jacocks family. May God continue to comfort and strengthen you all during this most difficult time. RIP Devonte

  38. Minister Behavior Bryant & Family

    Our sincere condolences to Devonte’ entire family, we are praying for you all.

  39. Sending our Deepest Condolences to Family and Friends ❤️
    Stephen Page Family

  40. Your Sister Brooke

    Ball In Paradise Bubby, Live Thru Our Babies Hurts You Couldn’t Meet Your Niece But TT Brooke Will Always Be Here For Balo And Tae You Know I Always Came Thru When Yall Needed Me Too… Sending My Condolences To The Jacocks And Bronson Family…I’m Always Here For Mom, Nij And Grannies…
    I Lovee You Long Time Brother❤️❤️ R.I.P

  41. Jakora Coffee

    Such a beautiful soul with a contagious smile!! Praying for your family!!

  42. Shunton Jacocks

    There’s nothing more than the pain and hurt of a parent having to say (give) their final goodbye to their child! I couldn’t even imagine what this feeling! I didn’t know him personally but in passing but knew he was my little cousin! The family has my deepest deepest condolences and prayers! Love you all! Rest easy my little cuz!

  43. Christopher and Cassandra Preston

    Sending Our Condolences To The Family for the lost of Your Loved One. Such a tragic Lost. PRAYERS for You All.


  45. On behalf of the Feagin Family,. praying for peace and comfort during this sorry for your loss.. Jesus wrap your loving arms around the Jacocks and Bronson family..Amen

  46. My condolences to Devonte’s family and loved ones. Praying for your comfort and strength during this time. Will always remember this special young man!

  47. I am praying that God’s peace that transcends all understanding would be with you now and always.

  48. Dear Peggy and Family,
    Our prayers and thoughts are with you. Praying for God’s comfort . May you trust our heavenly Father. His legacy will continue with his children. Prayers

  49. Rev. Dr. Angela Brooks-Wright

    Our team of Chaplains continue to hold the family in our thoughts and prayers. You have our deepest condolences.

    Pastoral Care Department!

  50. Betty Palmer-Harris

    My sincere condolences to the Jacocks and Bronson family for the loss of your love one. My prayers are with you at this time of sorrow.

  51. To The Jacocks Family and Bronson family my sincere condolences. May Jesus keep you close to him and comfort you in your time of need.

  52. Bill and Debby Mack

    To the Jacocks and Bronson families. We offer our condolences and prayers. We pray that your trust in our Lord and Savior will continue to help you through this difficult time. May you all continue to hold on to His unchanging hands as He carries you over this rough road. We send our love to you all.

  53. Sorry for your loss Clarence and family…

  54. Charlene D Eder

    May the Lord shelter you in his arms of comfort. My prayers and thoughts are with your family during this profound time of loss.

  55. Absolutely heartbreaking. I’m so sorry devonte’ you didn’t deserve this and your family didn’t deserve to bury u especially so young Rest in paradise. Your sweet soul and smile will definitely be missed . My condolences for the whole family and all of the friends.

  56. My condolences to the family at this difficult time. From the Baker family

  57. Chaunie Granger

    So sorry for your loss and I am praying for the family and friends of this young man . May he rest in peace .

  58. May God comfort you in your time of need .

  59. Willette Coleman

    My deepest condolences and love to the family for the passing of your son. Job well done Devonta RIH

  60. Greg Dorsey and family

    Prayers to the Jaycocks family, much sympathy.

  61. Joyce Jefferson

    My deepest condolences to LaTavia and Clarence and the entire Bronson and Jacock’s Family. No words can explain the loss and pain that you are feeling. Just know that God is in everything and he will give you peace. Prayers from my Family to yours from Joyce, Antoine, Tahisha, Maurice, Martel and Andy

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