TROY - Leonard H. Jenkins, 88, of Troy, formerly of Jackson Center, passed away at 9:28 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, at Fair Haven Shelby County Home, Sidney.
He was born Aug. 17, 1925, in Logan County, a son of the late Samuel H. and Estella (Copeland) Jenkins.
On Sept.11, 1943, he married the former Doris Regula and she preceded him in death on Dec. 9, 2006. Also preceding him in death was a son, James Leonard Jenkins.
Survivors include a daughter, Pamela Jean (Michael) Spicer, of Lexington, S.C.; a son, Richard Lynn (Linda) Jenkins, of Jackson Center; a daughter-in-law, Betty Jenkins, of Jackson Center; grandchildren, Jeff (Lisa) Jenkins, Jenny Harshbarger, Aaron (Gina) Jenkins, Traci (Darren) Myers and Robert (Kasey) Spicer; great-grandchildren, Jordan and Ashley Jenkins, Justin and Dylan Jenkins, Travis, Rochelle and Jalen Harshbarger, Logan and Hunter Spicer, and Evan Wise; and a sister, Ruth E. Regula, Jackson Center.
Leonard had worked as a foreman at Airstream and Argosy. He enjoyed fishing, playing cards and playing softball.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at the Grace Lutheran Church, Jackson Center, with Pastor Kent Hollis officiating. Burial will be in Glen Cemetery, Port Jefferson.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, Oct. 15, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home, Jackson Center, and on Wednesday one hour prior to the funeral.
Memorial contributions may be made in Leonard's memory to Grace Lutheran Church, Troy Rescue Squad or the Troy Senior Center.
Condolences may be expressed at www.edsfh.com.
Published in Sidney Daily News on Oct. 11, 2013