Jacob was born in Lamesa, Texas. He graduated from Newton High School in Newton, Kansas. After graduation Jacob moved to Las Vegas Nevada where he worked as a flooring installer foreman for years. Jacob was a very loving and caring person with a gentle spirit. He loved his family, loved to dance and have a good time. He was loved by many and will be missed dearly.
Jacob is preceded in death by a sister, Deborah Joy Vela, maternal grandparents Eva and Felix Hipolito and paternal grandparents Flora and Robert Vela. Survivors include mom, Cindy Vela; dad Robert Vela; Sisters Paulina Vela, Priscilla Vela, Elizabeth Morales and Jessica Eubanks; Brothers Bobby, Isaac, Adolph, Joel, Joshua, Jonas and Orlando Vela.
Family will receive friends at Agape Funeral Chapel on Saturday October 12, 2019 from 2-4 pm.