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Richard Jenkins, 73, Adair County, KY (1943-2017)

Mr. Jenkins was retired truck driver, receiving a safe driving award for over three million miles. He was a member of the Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Columbia, KY. He was a native of Lexington, KY, and a resident of Columbia, KY, at the time of his death in Louisville, KY. He is warmly remembered for his friendly way and his wonderful smile. He was the son of the late Leonard & Hazel Judd Jenkins. His wife, Cheryl Fox Jenkins, survives. He leaves one direct living descendant, a son, Tony Jenkins of Greensburg, KY.
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Richard Jenkins age 73 years of Columbia, KY passed away Wednesday November 15, 2017 at 2amCT, at the Kindred Hospital in Louisville, KY.

Funeral Mass will be Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 11amCT, at by Father Nick Brown, at the Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 1217 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY. Mr. Jenkins had chosen cremation.

Richard Jenkins, 73, Adair County, KY (1943-2017)

He was born July 22, 1944 in Lexington, Fayette County, KY. He was the son of the late Leonard & Hazel Judd Jenkins. He died Wednesday, November 15, 2017, in Louisville, Jefferson County, KY, at the age of 73 years, three months, and 24 days.

he was preceded in death by one son, Bryon Jenkins on July 4, 2016

Survived by his wife Cheryl Fox Jenkins of Columbia, KY, and the following:
  • One son: Tony Jenkins of Greensburg, KY

  • One sister: Phyllis Gail Kellogg of Detroit, MI.

  • Three nieces: Denise Carver, Michelle Thompson amd Debbie Parradee, all of Columbia, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews in Cincinnati, Ohio, and one niece in South Carolina

  • Sister-in-law: Marlene Iames of Columbia, KY<

  • Brother-in-law & sister-in-law: Ronald & Dottie Fox of South Carolina

  • Sister-in-law Jane Fox of Cincinnati, Ohio
Mr. Jenkins was retired truck driver receiving a safe driving award for over three million miles, he was a member of the Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Columbia, KY

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Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, is in charge of arrangements.

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Richard Jenkins, 73, Adair County, KY (1943-2017)

2017-11-15 - 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY - Photo from Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

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