Benjamin Rucker Jenkins, 73 of Bedford, passed away Saturday, June 28, 2014 at Oakwood Manor Health & Rehab. He was born Jan. 9, 1941 in Bedford County, a son of the late Ernest B. Jenkins and Martha Gertrude Krantz Jenkins. He was a retired employee of Coleman Adams Construction. He is survived by his wife, who he married in 1965, Faye Toms Jenkins; three sons, Billy Rucker Jenkins and wife, Michelle, Travis Scott Jenkins and wife, Jenny, all of Bedford; Richard Wayne Jenkins and wife, Angie Maria of Big Island; eight grandchildren, Denny Payne, Lori Miller, Melissa Tolley, Ashley Jenkins, Ben Jenkins, Layla Jenkins, Trey Jenkins, Wyatt Jenkins as well as three great grandchildren. A funeral service was conducted from the graveside at Mt. Horeb United Methodist Church Cemetery on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at 3 PM with Rev. Jimmy Critchley officiating. Arrangements by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Huddleston.
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Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service
11351 Leesville Road
Huddleston, VA 24104-3737
Published in Bedford Bulletin from July 16 to July 17, 2014