February 9, 1999 ~ September 25, 2021

Born in: Lawrenceville , Georgia
Resided in: Snellville, Georgia

Jacob William Kurasaka, age 22, of Snellville, GA passed away Saturday, September 25, 2021. He is survived by his parents, Andrew Brandon Kurasaka and Taesha Kurasaka; his brothers, Joshua (Reana), Jayden, Remy; sisters, Jessica and Jenna; grandparents, Randall and Sandra McCurry, Douglas and Janice Kurasaka, Mary DePaepe, many aunts, uncles, cousins, friends, and best friend, who was like a brother, Gabriel Berntson.

Jacob was a graduate of Shiloh H.S. and later worked for Ingles in their produce department. As with most young men his age, he enjoyed xbox gaming, funny videos/memes and spending time with friends and family. He has always been artistic with a focus on drawing fictional characters and composing stories for each one.

Jacob had a quiet, loving spirit and was devoted to his family.

A Funeral Service is scheduled for 2:00 pm, Sunday, October 3, 2021 at Wages & Sons Funeral Home (Stone Mountain Chapel). The family will receive friends prior to the service from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm at the funeral home. Interment will be at Eternal Hills Memory Gardens in Snellville. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Funeral Home, 1040 Main St., Stone Mountain, GA 30083, 770-469-9811.

Celebration of Life Services for Jacob Kurasaka will be held on Sunday, October 3, 2021 at 2:00 PM. These services will be recorded and streamed live. In the event the service is interrupted at any time due to technical issues, the entire service will be uploaded and available to view later in the day. Please copy and paste the link to share, or simply click on the link to view the service.

Jacob Kurasaka Celebration of Life Live Stream from WeStreamServices4 on Vimeo.


Visitation: October 3, 2021 12:00 pm - October 3, 2021 2:00 pm

Wages & Sons Stone Mountain Chapel
1040 Main Street
Stone Mountain, GA 30083


Funeral Service: October 3, 2021 2:00 pm - October 3, 2021 3:00 pm

Wages & Sons Stone Mountain Chapel
1040 Main Street
Stone Mountain, GA 30083


Interment: October 3, 2021 3:30 pm - October 3, 2021 3:45 pm

Eternal Hills Memory Gardens
3700 Stone Mountain Highway
Snellville, GA 30039


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  1. CandleImageJacob you will be greatly missed by all that knew you. You fought a hard fight and God called you home. The family will be In my thoughts and prayers as they are on this long journey.

  2. Jacob , I pray you are flying high with my daughter McKayla and she shows you around. Please look out and be a big brother to her . You will be forever missed by many.
    Love the Galon’s

  3. CandleImageJacob,
    You will be greatly missed. You were a son to me. You were so great to my kids, including Hunter. You would always try and say hello to Hunter and give him high fives. Please say Hello to my Grandma, aunt and uncle. Until we meet again in the next lifetime. Love you always Crustal, Sadie and Hunter

  4. Profoundly shocked at the sad demise of Jacob whom I knew as a pediatrician since his birth . May God bless his departed soul and place him in Heaven of eternal peace and give the family enough strength to bear this unbearable loss .
    Amen .

  5. This is such a heartbreaking situation. I have know the family forever and I am here for you all in any way I can help

  6. CandleImageRest in peace Jacob. You will be missed by so many people. Shopping at the Lilburn Ingles won’t be the same, that’s for sure. Praying for your family so hard during this heartbreaking time.

  7. CandleImageRest in paradise buddy, you are greatly loved and missed by your family. Please watch down on mamma and hold her heart.

  8. CandleImageI am so sorry for your loss. I knew Jacob from the time he was a young boy. He was always smiling and happy. It has been a pleasure to watch him grow up into a thoughtful and industrious man. I am sure his impact will live on in the members of his family. Praying for you all.
    With love,
    Mary Ruppert

  9. CandleImageI am so very sorry for the families loss. I wish I could have met Jacob. Sounds like he was an amazing young man. Our deep condolences to the family. Taesha, we love you!

  10. CandleImageI cant even imagine what y’all are going through. We are praying for you and your family. This is a tragedy and he will always be loved and missed.

  11. CandleImageJacob your presence at Ingles was larger than life, I loved your fun facts and jokes and your great insight to life
    I was honored to be your friend u will be great missed.

  12. CandleImageI am so sorry for your loss .I know Jacob Kurasaka since he was little. he was playing whit my brothers sister when they was little .they attends same school before in snellville ga Jacob you will be always in our 💜 we want you to RIP fly high 🙏🏼👼

  13. CandleImageJacob, I know your in a good place. No more pain and suffering. I can’t even imagine how your family is handling this. You will forever be missed and loved but NEVER forgotten. Now you have a new role that you play in the family, you are now with the angels watching over them all.

    • ❤️ I don’t know who you are but I know he loved playing Xbox and it is nice to see messages from friends.

  14. CandleImageI miss you so very much, I can’t sleep because I keep thinking of you. I love you so much and I am sorry I didn’t realize how scared you were until the words played over and over in my mind. Your last words were so sweet like you always were. I love you! Please be our Angel and help us heal as we all miss you so much. I can’t quit crying. This is so very hard. My heart is broken and I hurt.

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