William D. Jenkins II, 72, of Dallas passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2013, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.
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Born in Nanticoke, he was the son of the late David F. Jenkins and the late Arrena Smith Jenkins.
Bill was a graduate of Nanticoke High School and a standout in football and basketball.
Bill was a life member of Stickney Fire Co., Nanticoke. He was a member of various Masonic organizations, and past president of the Irem Temple Clown Unit, board member of the Huntsville Golf Club, owner of The Leader Store in Nanticoke and past president of the Nanticoke National Bank.
His proudest achievement by far is the WD Jenkins Financial Consulting Group of Wells Fargo, an investment business he developed with his sons, Edward and William III.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Antoinette, with whom he celebrated 50 years of marriage.
Bill is survived by his current wife, Dona Posatko Jenkins, to whom he was recently married; sons, David and his wife, Caroline Jenkins, Doylestown; Edward S. Jenkins and his wife, Susan, Harveys Lake; and William D. Jenkins, III and his wife, Stacy, Dallas; and daughters, Elizabeth and her husband, Dr. Randall Culp, Radnor; and Mary Elizabeth and her husband, Eric Bahner, Trappe. He is also survived by grandchildren, James and his wife, Brittany Bahner, Ashley Bahner; David F. III, Emma N., Samantha L., Taylor F., Amelia S., Hallie B., Ella E., Molly L., William D. IV and Reese C. Jenkins; Anne K., Jonathan D. and William J. Culp. Also, he is survived by his two sisters, Arrena Sandler Jenkins and Susan Hillman.
Family and friends are invited to a celebration of life service to be held at noon Friday at Cross Creek Community Church, 370 Carverton Road, Trucksville. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements are with Richard H. Disque Funeral Home, 2940 Memorial Highway, Dallas.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lake Silkworth Volunteer Fire Co. in memory of William D. Jenkins II, 26 Thorny Apple Drive, Hunlock Creek, PA 18621.
Richard H. Disque Funeral Home, Inc - Dallas
2940 Memorial Hwy Dallas, PA 18612
Published in Citizens' Voice on May 15, 2013