George Henry Jenkinson
Born: 10/8/1921, Huntington, West Virginia
Death: 8/17/2010, Moab, Utah
Service: 8/21/2010 11:00:00 AM, Oakey Funeral Home Roanoke, VA
Interment: Fairview Cemetery Roanoke, VA
George Henry Jenkinson passed away at Allen Memorial Hospital in Moab, Utah on August 17, 2010. He was 88 years old.
George was born in Huntington. West Virginia. He graduated from Marshall College in Huntington, where he met his future wife, Nellie Hammes. After college graduation George served in the Navy in World War II on the U.S.S. Simon Newcomb. As an adult, George worked as an electrical engineer in Columbus, Ohio, Chicago, Lewistown, Pennsylvania and York, Pennsylvania. George and Nellie retired to Roanoke, Virginia where Nellie passed away in 1997. George then lived in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and lived near his brother and sister for seven years. He spent his last six years in Moab, Utah with his son Richard.
George is preceded in death by his parents, by Nellie, his wife of fifty years, and by two brothers and two sisters.
He is survived by his sister Dorothy, his sons Richard of Moab, Jim (Wanda) of Shepherdstown, West Virginia, and Steve of Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania and by six grandchildren.
Services will be held on August 21, 2010 at Oakey's Funeral Home Roanoke, Virginia. Interment will follow at the Fairview Cemetery.
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