|Retired Custer County Sheriff Fred Jobe and his wife, Deloris, will be traveling to Washington, D.C. in May where their late son will be honored for his heroism during the 9-11 terrorist attacks.
Their son, Jerry Jobe, was serving as a special agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation and was one of the first responders on the scene at the Pentagon when one of the commandeered airplanes crashed into the massive building on Sept. 11, 2001.
Jerry Jobe died on Sept. 11, 2010, nine years to the date after the 9-11 attack. He died as a result of cancer, and it was later determined that he contracted the disease due to carcinogens present at the Pentagon after the plane struck the building.
Several special ceremonies will be held in Washington, D.C. in mid-May to honor FBI Agent Jobe and several of his colleagues who suffered the same fate.
Also attending the ceremonies will be Jerry Jobe’s widow, Carmen Jobe, and their two sons, Jackson and Carson, of Kansas.
Jerry Jobe was well-known in the Wet Mountain Valley where he grew up and attended local schools before beginning his career with the FBI.