Jenkins, Bobby Gene (Delano)

Monday, December 17, 2012

Bobby Gene Jenkins, 70, of Delano, TN, died Saturday, December 15, 2012 at Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga.

Bobby was born on April 30, 1942 in Knoxville to the late Dexter Floyd Jenkins and Stella Irene Lively Jenkins. Bobby was a retired meat artist from A & P Grocers and was an avid musician. With his love for music, he played guitar, banjo, piano, and many other instruments. He also loved the water and had a special touch when it came to fishing. He was exceptional at anything he chose to do. 

Bobby was preceded in death by his wife, Sharon Marie Lowden Jenkins; sister, Sybil Ruth Bailey; and grandchildren, Ashleigh Loy and Jeremy Waldman. 

Bobby is survived by Pamela Irene Canard, special companion for twenty years; one son, Ricky Jenkins and companion Juanita Waldman of Kokomo, IN; one daughter and son-in-law, Tammy and Dennis Price of Chatsworth, GA; one brother and sister-in-law, Dean and Joann Russell of Loudon, TN; one sister and brother-in-law, Elizabeth Ann and Charles Reason of Smyrna, GA; six grandchildren, Tiffany and Bobby Thornburgh, Erroll and T.J. Howard, Nicole and Eric Mills, Angel Massey, Jason Canard and Jacob Waldman; several great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held in Kokomo, IN. The family will receive friends at the Melrose Chapel of Ponders Funeral Home Tuesday, December 18, from 4-7 p.m.


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