James William Jenkins, Jr., age 69, of Murfreesboro, passed away on August 8, 2014 at his residence with his loving wife by his side.
He was born on August 25, 1944 to James and Genesta Sparrow Jenkins in Hampton, VA. James enjoyed wood working and building model boats along with other things with his hands.
Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his brother, Charles “Chuck” Jenkins and a nephew, Troy Riggin.
James is survived by his wife Sandra, a son, James William (Dawn) Jenkins III of Austin, Tx.; four Sisters, Mary Shufflebarger of Hampton, VA, Lola (Ralph) Saunders of Newport News, VA, Coral Carpenter of Hampton, VA, Brenda (Edward) McKay of Hampton, VA; two grandsons, Brandon Jenkins and Jonathan Jenkins of Austin, TX, and grandaughter, Ceara Jenkins of Austin, TX.
The family will have a private gathering to celebrate the life of James at a later time.
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Jenkins family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.