Richard Jenkins

January 30, 1946, - June 9, 2017

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Richard Lee Jenkins was born January 30, 1946 & passed away in his home on June 9, 2017 with friends & family by his side after a short battle with cancer. He is preceded in death by his parents Richard C. Jenkins & Martha Jenkins (Dunham), 4 siblings, & his paternal grandmother Mary Jenkins. He is survived by his wife Brenda Marlene Jenkins (Douglas) of 42 years, many brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, extended family members, friends, & very special family friends Joel & Debby Wilson & their children Austin (Jenna), Colin, Jocelyn, & Jenson, Art & Betty Lloyd, & Pam & Gene Jenkins. Dick was born in Urbana, Ohio where he was raised by his Grandmother Mary Jenkins after the death of his mother at a very young age. He served 5 years in the 3rd Infantry Division Signal Corps in the U.S. Army, after which he worked at Chi-Vit Corp. He enjoyed history (especially World & Civil Wars), traveling, collecting kerosene lamps & lanterns, & spending time with friends & family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Richard's name to:Universal Home Health & Hospice Care 701 S. Main St. Bellefontaine, OH 43311. Memorial services will be held 3:00 pm Friday at Jennings Farley Funeral Home & Crematory 5591 US Rt 68 S. West Liberty. Visitation will be from 1:00 pm until time of service. Email condolences may be directed to


John Clark - June 17, 2017

Brenda , I\'m sorry for your loss. I always enjoyed taking you and Dick to the V.A.