Pembroke - Dennis A. Jenkerson Jr., 28, died Sunday, June 16, 2013.
Born on March 29, 1985, Dennis was the son of Dennis A. Jenkerson Sr. of Manchester and Darlene L. Plourde of Allenstown. He attended both Pembroke Academy and the New Hampshire Technical Institute.
He spent four years with the U.S. Army
, from 2004 to 2008, and had spent some time working for both Walmart and Fox Fire. A lover of music, Dennis was a gifted guitarist and a talented songwriter. He also enjoyed kayaking, photography and motorcycles.
In addition to his parents, Dennis is survived by his wife, Lynn (Follansbee) Jenkerson; two children, Dennis III and Riley; four siblings, Jonathan Jenkerson of Weare, Nathan Tremblay of Allenstown and Allison and Casey Jenkerson; a stepbrother, Christopher Tremblay; and a stepsister, Christal Tremblay; and nieces and nephews. He also leaves his maternal grandmother, Lora Martin of Pembroke; paternal grandparents Roger and Anna Belliveau of Allenstown; and a maternal grandfather, Edward Saucier of Allenstown.
services: Calling hours are Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Petit Funeral Home, 167 Main St., Pembroke. Burial with military honors will take place Friday at 10:30 a.m. at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen.
The Petit Funeral Home offers an online guestbook at www.petitfuneralhome.com