Born in Volney, N.Y., he was the son of the late Lester and Pansy Jenkins. Mr. Jenkins served in the United States Army and was a veteran of the Korean War. He loved to read and bird watch. He was an avid clock collector.
Surviving are his four daughters, Tammy (Walt) Clemons of Pelion, S.C., Rebecca Boone of West Columbia, S.C., Raylene Rossiter of Oswego, N.Y., and Amanda (David) Hoover of Swansea, S.C.; brothers Warren and Gary (Rosemary) Jenkins; and sisters Florence Erb and Sandy Fields. Mr. Jenkins also is survived by his nine grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by 13 brothers and sisters.
Services will be held at Barr-Price Funeral Home and Crematorium, Lexington Chapel, Lexington, S.C.