Williard Jenkins

Willard M. “Will” Jenkins, Sr., 67, of Wintersville, died Friday August 15, 2014, at Lifeline Hospital.

He was born July 9, 1947, in Parkersburg, WV. He is the son of the late Willard Jenkins and Henrietta Doyle Jenkins Gordon.

Will is also preceded in death by his brothers, Raymond, Robert, Wayne, Ralph, Ernest Jenkins, and Donovan Higgenbotham.

Surviving are his wife Bonnie English Jenkins whom he married September 25, 1965; one son, Willard M. (Rebecca) Jenkins, Jr. of Olmsted Falls, OH; and one daughter, Kristen (Kevin) Jones of Marysville, OH; three brothers, Lloyd (Barbara) Higgenbotham of Sarasota, FL, Charles (Donna) Higgenbotham of Williamstown, WV, and Gary (Shirley) Higgenbotham of Blakley, GA; one sister, Norma Jean Eckerd of Harrisville, WV; four grandchildren, Abigail and Ella Jenkins and three week old twins, Kipton and Kendal Jones.

Will was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church and was retired from Weirton Steel, Strip Steel department.

Calling hours are Sunday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Mosti Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, 4435 Sunset Blvd.

A committal service will be held 10 a.m. Monday at Mt. Calvary Cemetery Chapel, Fr. William Cross will officiate.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, 55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150, Chicago, IL 60601.

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