Billy Jenkins, 81 of Gardendale, Texas passed away at home on Friday, March 23, 2018.
Visitation is scheduled for Monday, March 26, 2018 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home.
Funeral service is scheduled for Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 4:00 pm at Sunset Memorial Funeral Chapel with Jimmy Stevens, officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens.
He is survived by his wife of nearly 40 years, Shirley Jenkins; son Bradley Jenkins and wife Leann of Cypress, TX; daughter Laura Jenkins Martin of Brownwood, TX; daughters Kelly Naylor (Larry) of Odessa, TX; Kathy Naylor (Jerry) of Gardendale, TX; Tina Holmes Pitzer (Monty) of Austin, TX and son, Kenneth Holmes (Lorri) of Gardendale, TX. He also leaves behind a brother Clinton Jenkins and wife Sharon of Odessa, TX who was also his best friend and grandchildren: Ashley Sorbel, Kyle Jenkins, Heath Jenkins, Jennifer Lillard, Jaymie Scroggins, Sheldon Naylor, Caleb Naylor, James Naylor, Jared Naylor, Lara Crumbley, Crystal York and Jennifer Pearson; great grandchildren: Tyler Jenkins, Cody Tabor, Kaegan Lillard, Kelsey Osborn, Jadon Scroggins, Aubry Naylor, Jayden Naylor and Leia Crumbley and great, great grandchildren Averie York and Khloe Daughenbaugh.
He was preceded in death by parents Minnie and Oscar Jenkins and sister Patsy Dunlap.
Billy retired from TXU after approximately 39 years of service and was an active member of Crescent Park Church of Christ. Throughout his life, a lot of his time was devoted to God and doing the Lord’s work. He also had a great love for restoring old antique cars and had several he had completely restored himself. Other hobbies include hunting and watching westerns, especially John Wayne.
Billy will be greatly missed by all his family and friends.
Arrangements are under the direction of Sunset Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home.
To sign the guestbook, please visit www.sunsetodessa.com.
Billy was a lovely man, gentle and kind, and had a great sense of humor. Shirley, I am so sorry for your loss but know you are comforted by the knowledge that Billy is no longer suffering the frailties of this life. He is home. I can just picture him and David rejoicing together! My love to all who loved and will miss Billy.
Jean HallOdessa, TX
Laura, Cookie and I are so sorry for your loss, but know that you wanted no more suffering for your dad. He now is pain free and whole again in the arms of the Lord. May God bless you and your family and grant you peace.
Cookie and Lisa Jaso
Lisa JasoBROWNWOOD, TX
Love you and you will be missed
Kenneth HolmesGardendale, TX
Shirley & family,
We were privileged to call Billy our brother in Christ! We know he is no longer suffering and has spiritual blessings! Blessed to have worshipped with him all these years and we will miss him. May God comfort & strengthen you all with His Glory!
Justin, Courtney, Ashlyn & Bre
Justin ScottSalado, TX
Sincere condolences and love to all the family and friends. Pleased to have his acquaintance. Bless you all.
Bennie FlynnSanta Anna, TX