GASTONIA - Charles Edward "Eddie' Jenkins, 63, went home to be with his Heavenly Father on May 14, 2013, at Kings Mountain Hospice House.
He was born March 29, 1950, in Gaston County, son of Evelyn Anderson Jenkins and the late Charles Grier Jenkins.
The family would like to give special thanks to the staff of Kings Mountain Hospice House for the care that was given to "Eddie".
Mr. Jenkins was a member of First Assembly of God, Gastonia. Eddie had a tender heart and loved his family dearly. He was a "Man's Man" and he always had a "project" he was working on. He loved the mountains and outdoor sports. His passion was old cars and he also was a member of Tarheel Rod-Tiques.
A celebration of life service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at First Assembly of God, Gastonia officiated by the Rev. L.J. Barnes.
The family will receive friends from11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church on Saturday.
Interment will be at Gaston Memorial Park, Gastonia.
In addition to his mother "Eddie" is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Vickie Moore Jenkins; son, Charles Edward Jenkins II and wife Kris-ten of Iron Station; daughters, Laura Jenkins Brown and husband David of Kings Mountain, Alisha Bre-Ann Jenkins and fiancé Boomer Danner of Gastonia; brothers, Keith Jenkins, Donnie Jenkins and Sharon Moore, Alan Jenkins and wife Deborah; grandchildren; Jessica Floyd and hus-band Matt, David Brown Jr., Carrie Brown, Keaton Jenkins, Evey and Jorja Danner, and one expected; great-grandchildren; Gavin Floyd, Julie-Ana Ross.
Memorials may be sent to First Assembly of God, 777 South Myrtle School Gastonia, NC 28052.
A guest registry is available at greenefuneral.com.
Arrangements are with the West Chapel of Greene Funeral Service and Crematorium, Gastonia 704-867-5521.