Joel J. Jenkins

Joel J. Jenkins, 57, of Williamstown, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at home.

Born in Williamstown, Sept. 4, 1955, he was a son of the late Robert and Geraldine Arndt Jenkins.

In past years, he was a truck driver and operated an auto body shop part time.

He loved watching TV, especially drag car racing and enjoyed cooking.

He deeply missed the recent loss of his longtime companion, Grace M. Ossman.

Surviving are a sister, Judy Jo Barder, and a brother, Jason J. Jenkins, both of Williamstown; nieces and nephews.

Memorial services were held Thursday, Jan. 10, at John R. Shultz Funeral Home, Lykens, with the Rev. Kathleen Kuehl officiating. Inurnment was in United Methodist Cemetery, Williamstown.

Published in The News Item on Jan. 17, 2013