February 2, 1934 ~ June 29, 2005
WOLCOTT - William Earl Jenkins, Sr., 7l, loving husband for 52 years of Nancy Langner Jenkins of Tosun Road, passed away Wednesday, June 29, 2005 in Waterbury Hospital, after a brief illness. Born in Meriden Feb. 2, 1934, he was the son of the late Richard H. and Edith Brizzie Jenkins, and resided in Wolcott since 1967. Mr. Jenkins was employed at Sherwood Medical of Waterbury for 25 years and attended Christadelphia Ecclesia of Yalesville. He was a lifelong New York Yankee fan and enjoyed fishing. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Debra Ann Hayes and her husband, William A. Hayes, Jr. of Watertown, Linda D. Leduc and her husband, Ricky Leduc, Sr. of Bristol, Nancy Lynn Jenkins of Wolcott, David Robert Jenkins of West Edmeston, NY and William Earl Jenkins, Jr. and his wife, Cindi Jenkins of Wolcott; also survived by a brother, Harvey R. Jenkins and his wife, Patricia Jenkins of Meriden; grandchildren, David and Daniel Jenkins, William and Brittany Jenkins, Christine, Garrett and Justin Hayes, Seth Jenkins, John Lyons, Jr., Crystal Lyons, Amanda Leduc, Ricky Leduc, Jr., Marc Leduc and Brandon Jenkins. He is also survived by three great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a brother, David R. Jenkins. The funeral will be held Saturday, July 2 at 10 a.m. at the BEECHER & BENNETT FLATOW FUNERAL HOME, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden. Relatives and friends may call Saturday morning from 9 to 10 a.m. prior to the service. Burial will be in Walnut Grove Cemetery.