20202021ObituariesJacob Mapes “Jacoby”

September 6, 2021by SealeUser8

June 21, 1996 ~ September 5, 2021

Jacob ‘Jacoby’ Mapes, husband, father, son and friend to all passed away September 5, 2021 in Walker, LA at the age of 25 years old.
He was born June 21, 1996 in Baton Rouge, LA to parents Harold “Hal” and Carrie Mapes of Walker, LA. Jacob was a lover of music from beginning to end. He was a talented musician and enjoyed playing many instruments including the drums, piano, and guitar.
Jacob graduated from Walker High School, where he played in the school band, and studied Botany at Southeastern Louisiana University. He will be remembered for his creativity and love of poetry, tattoo artistry, gardening, cooking, and spending cherished time at the park with his family. His sense of humor and creative traits will live on and can be seen in his lovely daughter.
Jacob was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Mr. Lennis & Mrs. Kathleen Ash- ford, and his paternal grandfather, Mr. Lou Bernard.
He is survived by his paternal grandmother, Mrs. Theresa Bernard of Denham Springs, LA; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Mapes; and sister, Reanna Bernard of Walker, LA.
His spirit will be kept alive by his wife of two years, Kalysa Vallee Mapes, and their daughter Cymbelina D. Mapes of Holden, LA.
Friends and family are invited to attend a memorial service on Thursday, September 9, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. in the Dome of Abundant Life Church in Denham Springs, La. A reception will be held after the service.
Condolences may be sent to the family at 206 Edgewood Drive, Denham Springs, LA 70726. Pleas sign the online guest book at www.sealefuneral.com



  • Kenneth avent

    May 29, 2022 at 7:58 am

    Sorry for your loss. I can only imagine how much you are going through. If you need anything don’t hesitate.


  • Paul VAllee

    September 9, 2021 at 12:17 pm

    My deepest condolences to Mr. Harold and Mrs Carrie and family. May God wrap His love around you and give you comfort. To his amazing wife, Kalysa and wonderful daugher, Cymbelina, Jacob was everything. May your future be comforted and blessed with God’s Love and protection as you move forward and hold his memory close to your heart.


  • Shelly Charrier

    September 8, 2021 at 4:16 pm

    So sorry for your lose !! I’m praying that God would comfort you during this time


  • Kim Burton Driver

    September 8, 2021 at 12:28 pm

    For all during this difficult time. May God hug you tight and get you through.
    Kim Burton Driver and family


  • Mary Beall

    September 7, 2021 at 11:37 pm

    Kayla, We are so sorry to hear this. May God give you the strength and comfort you need in the days to come. We love you. Uncle Darul and Aunt Mary.


  • Laura Thompson

    September 7, 2021 at 11:34 pm

    Carrie I am so sorry for your loss. My deepest condolences to you and your family.


  • Linda and Jack Robbins

    September 7, 2021 at 9:13 pm

    Deepest sympathy for the family. You are in our prayers


  • Julie Sauer

    September 7, 2021 at 8:02 pm

    I am terribly sorry for your loss. I remember meeting him when he came to MD to visit the Ashfords. He is gone too soon.


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