Mr. Gary Leonard Jenkins, Sr., 59, of Greensboro, passed away Sunday, December 30, 2012.
A celebration of his life will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 5, 2013 at Hanes-Lineberry Funeral Home Vanstory Chapel.
Mr. Jenkins was born February 19, 1953 in Dobson to J.V. and Roxie Jenkins. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served during the Vietnam War. He was an employee at Contract Erectors for 23 years.
Gary was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Mary Ann Jenkins, a brother, Edward Jenkins and his loving poodles, Sambo and Samantha Jenkins.
Gary is survived by his loving wife of 30 years, Bessie Saunders Jenkins, his beloved son, Gary Leonard Jenkins II of the home, sister, Barbara Darlene Jenkins of Dobson, brothers; Charles Dale Jenkins, Joseph "Jody" William Jenkins both of Yadkinville, his loving poodles; Mantha, Midnight, Sam, Bear, and Miracle. He is also survived by his second family and friends at Card Masters Entertainment, APA and Piedmont Dart Association.
He was a loving husband, father, son and brother.
The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home and other times at the residence.
A memorial service will also be held in Dobson at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, SPCA, PO Box 4461, Greensboro, NC 27404.