Benjamin Ryan Jenkinson
November 6, 1927 - April 13, 2014
Benjamin Ryan Jenkinson, 86, formally of Conway SC died April 13, 2014 in Charlotte, NC.
Mr. Jenkinson was born on November 6th, 1927, in Sumter County, a son of the late William Richard and Nora Ardis Jenkinson. He served in the U.S. Air Force for 28 years before retiring in Conway where he started his second career with Santee Cooper. He was predeceased by his wife of 59 years, Katharine Bellamy Jenkinson, two sisters, Anne Mae Beal and Iva Sowell, and two brothers, George Jenkinson and Ernest Jenkinson.
Surviving are: one son Edward Jenkinson, his wife Kimberly Jenkinson and their two boy's Chandler and Graham of Charlotte NC; and one sister, Nell Swartz of Sumter.
The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 1:30 Friday, April 18th at Goldfinch Funeral Home Conway Chapel. Graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM at Hillcrest Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Hospice of Charlotte NC, 1420 East Seventh Street, Charlotte, NC 28204 or Salem United Methodist Church, C/O John Kennedy, 2740 Lees Landing Circle, Conway SC 29526.
Sign an online guestbook at www.goldfinchfuneralhome.com
Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Goldfinch Funeral Services, Inc.
606-610 Beaty St. Conway, SC 29528
Published in The Sun News on Apr. 16, 2014