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Obituary: Nolan Richard (Dick) Jenkins, 76, Taylor Co., KY

Mr. Jenkins was a member of the Early's Chapel United Methodist Church. He was a US Army Veteran. He was a noted horseman, who was a retired exercise and assistant to five-time Horse of the Year Kelso. He was active in thoroughbred farm and horse management.

Nolan Richard "Dick" Jenkins of Campbellsville, KY, died at 12:45amET, Tuesday, June 15, 2010 in Campbellsville, KY.

The funeral service will be at 11amET/10amCT, Friday, June 18, 2010, at the Early's Chapel United Methodist Church, Bengal RD, in Campbellsville, KY, by Rev. Paul J. Dicken. Visitation will be after 9amCT, Friday, June 18, 2010, at the Early's Chapel United Methodist Church. Entombment will be Campbellsville Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, 3878 Greensbrug RD, Campbellsville, KY.

Nolan Richard "Dick" Jenkins (1933 - 2010)

Nolan Richard "Dick" Jenkins of Campbellsville, son of the late John Allen and Maybel Peavey Allen and later adopted by the late Marvin Jenkins and Pearl Dixon Jenkins. He was born in Jacksonville, FL, November 17, 1933, and died died at 12:45amET, Tuesday, June 15, 2010 in Campbellsville, KY, at the age of 76 years, 6 months. and 29 days.

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Early's Chapel United Methodist Church.He served his country honorably in the United States Army.

He was a retired exercise and assistant trainer to six-time Horse of the Year, Kelso. He was very active in thoroughbred farm and horse breeding management.

He united in marriage to Lucinda Martin O'Brien March 30, 1982.

Beside his wife, Lucinda Jenkins, of Campbellsville, KY, he is survived by the following:
  • Three sons and three daughters: Jessica Alair Jenkins Ward and Carla Bearup of Malta, NY; Caryn Jenkins of Brighton, MA; John Jenkins, Jill Jenkins and Donald Jenkins of Adams, MA

  • Four grandchildren

  • A sister: Barbara Williams of Pompano Park, FL

  • Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Jack Davenport.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon AV, Campbellsville, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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