May 28, 1949 - Dec. 28, 2013
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OSCEOLA - Richard R. Jenkins, 64, of Osceola passed away Saturday, December 28, 2013 at Hospice House, Elkhart. Richard was born on May 28, 1949 in Battle Creek, MI to the late Raymond and Virginia (Kincaid) Jenkins and has lived in the Osceola area since 1982. Richard proudly served in the United States Army and was a member of VFW Post 9820. Richard previously worked at A. J. Wright and at Burlington Coat Factory, and enjoyed bowling. On May 14, 1983, in South Bend, he married Janet A. (Hope Foulks) Jenkins. Richard and Janet were married for 30 wonderful years. Richard is survived by his loving wife, Janet of Osceola; son, Ronald R. (Audrey) Foulks, Jr. of Osceola, 6 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, and brother, Chuck Jenkins of Battle Creek, MI. There are no services planned at this time. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice House-Elkhart, 501 Comfort Place, Mishawaka, IN 46545. Palmer Funeral Homes and Southlawn Cremation Services are assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made to the Jenkins family at www.palmerfuneralhomes.com.
Published in South Bend Tribune on Jan. 5, 2014