Donny Ray Jenkins, 62

by | September 19, 2018 4:29 pm

   Funeral services for Donny Ray Jenkins, 62, of Kite were held Saturday, September 15, 2018, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home with Reverends Louis Pearce and Phil Wilson officiating. Interment followed at Eastbrook Cemetery and Mausoleum. He died Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at Community Hospice following an extended illness.

   Mr. Donny Ray Jenkins was born February 10, 1956 in Millen to Ray Edward Jenkins and Mary Ruth Spence Jenkins. He moved to Swainsboro in 1969 and was a 1974 graduate of Swainsboro High School. Jenkins was an EMT/paramedic with Emanuel County for many years. In 1989, he moved to Augusta and worked at MCG in the pediatric cath lab. Jenkins enjoyed photography, fishing, and water skiing. He loved his medical career and was of the Baptist faith.

   Survivors include his parents, Reverend Ray and Ruth Jenkins of Kite; daughter, Marle Jenkins of Waynesboro; sons, Jamey (Clarissa) Jenkins of Alamo and Wes (Lacey) Jenkins of North Augusta, South Carolina; sisters, Judy Jenkins of Swainsboro and Ann (Nicholas) Keene of Phoenix, Arizona; grandchildren, Tristen Jenkins, Rowan Jenkins, Finn Jenkins, Rosie Jenkins, Maverick Jenkins, Landry Kate Jenkins, and Avery Valliant; and a host of several nieces, nephews, and many friends.

   Pallbearers were Mike Strobridge, Ashley Riner, Steve McNure, Courtney Terwilliger, Reverend Phil Wilson, and Danny Davis. Honorary pallbearers were all of Emanuel County emergency services.

   Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro was in charge of arrangements.

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