Jenkins, Richard Gibson
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Richard Gibson Jenkins, went home to be with the Lord on Easter Sunday, March 31, 2013, he was 86 years old. Dick was born October 1, 1926 to Loren and Dorothy Jenkins in Hanover, New Hampshire. The family settled in Sierra Madre. He enlisted in the Army Air Corps during WWII 1943-1946. After his military service he attended Pasadena City College where he met the love of his life, Mae Mackshanov. The two wed on October 2, 1949 at the Sierra Madre Congressional Church in Sierra Madre, CA. He then moved to Glendora in 1955 and worked for the Pacific Telephone Company from 1948, until his retirement as a second level supervisor in 1983. He was also a member of the Glendora Unified School District Personnel Commission for 35 years. Dick and Mae have been members of Glenkirk Church since 1980, where Dick was a member of the Shepherd's Pantry Ministry.
Dick was pre-deceased by his parents, brother Robert and sister, Janet. He is survived by his wife of 63 ½ years, Mae. Children: Kathy Klinkhammer, Richard Jenkins, and Nancy Brown 9 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Services to be held at Glenkirk Church on April 14, 2013 at 2:00 pm with reception to follow.
Published in San Gabriel Valley Tribune on May 25, 2013