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Richard Lawrence Jenkins


1931 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Richard Lawrence Jenkins Obituary
RICHARD LAWRENCE JENKINS Dick was born on May 17, 1931 in Chico and passed away on May 11, 2017 in Carmichael, CA due to complications from heart surgery. Dick was the fifth of nine children born to George and Margaret Jenkins. As a child, Dick attended Notre Dame and Chico High School. In 1954, Dick graduated from Chico State with a major in Business and then joined the Army. Upon returning to Chico, Dick married Joanne (nee Ford). Dick and Joanne moved to the bay area where Dick worked for Royal Globe, moving to Carmichael in 1959 and retiring in 1990. Dick and Joanne were blessed with a daughter, Pamela Lynn (1958) and son, Charles Richard (1961). Dick was preceded in death by his daughter Pam, brothers, Jim, Bill and Harry, sisters, Virginia and Alice. He is survived by wife, Joanne, son Chuck (Melinda) of Durham, sister, Patty Dumars (John) of Napa, brothers, Walter (Irma) and Tom (Margaret) both of Chico. Grandchildren, Jeremy Pettersen (Kyleen) of Chico, Bryan of Folsom, Steven (Megan) of Cameron Park, Samantha (Jose) Corona of Chico, KatyLynn Jenkins, Jennifer and Nicholas all of Durham. Great -grandchildren, Wyatt, Jessie and Kyla. Dick will be greatly missed and never forgotten. Graveside services will be held on June 9 at 11:00 at Glen Oaks with a reception following at the Chico Elks Lodge.
Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on June 7, 2017
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