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Bob Jenkins

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Bob Jenkins was a TV and radio sports announcer, best known for decades of Indianapolis 500 coverage.

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I often enjoyed seeing Bob Jenkins and Larry nuber as they were a broadcast team broadcasting the NASCAR races on ESPN and I often enjoyed their commentary.

To the family, many, many friends, and colleagues of this wonderful man Mr. Bob Jenkins fine comfort with you during this difficult time in your lives. The legacy Mr. Bob Jenkins left behind was his love as a TV and radio sports announcer for the Indianapolis 500 coverage that will not be forgotten. May the God of all comfort who is the hearer of prayers be with you in your time of need with his loving kindness and peace as He strengthens you to cope during this difficult time. May family,...

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My sympathies goes out to the family and love ones. May you all receive the comfort and peace of my from God.

Have been listening to Bob since the 80's and always liked the way he called a race. Just found out he passed away along with another race fan Robin Miller. Rest in peace and my sincere condolences to family and friends.

I love you Bobby. We had great times together going racing when we were kids. Please tell Jim hello and his Family misses him and loves you very much. You guys are going to have a lot of catching up. Miss you . God’s Speed

Bob will be very well missed by so many. Rest in Peace my friend, until we meet again

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To the Family of Bob Jenkins, my thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. I worked for USAC from 1986-1998, and loved all the Thursday & Saturday Night Thunder Telecasts we did. Bob had that voice that everyone knew, it was that special. The NASCAR event from Pocono the day after Rich Vogler had lost his life in a Sprint Car during a ESPN Saturday Night Thunder event, it was all Bob could do to compose himself as they did a dedication to Rich. Those ESPN announcers became close to...