Billy Eugene Jenkins

September 6, 1927 ~ January 24, 2020 (age 92)


Mr. Billy “Bill” Eugene Jenkins, 92, of Mooresville, passed away January 24, 2020 at his home.

Mr. Jenkins was born September 6, 1927 in Henry River, NC and was the son of the late Herbert F. Jenkins and Ethel Glover Jenkins. On December 25, 1952, he married the late Wilma “Billie” Joyce Orren, who passed away in May 2012. He was a graduate of NC State University, a WWII Veteran and a retiree of the Savannah River Site.

He loved building and flying radio control planes, was an avid golfer and loved tinkering and fixing everything.

His only child, Steven Bryan Jenkins, passed away October 2018. He is survived by his daughter-in-law, Lynn Lass Jenkins, granddaughters, Brenae Jenkins Waugh (Austin) and Lauren Jenkins Gilliland (Kyle) and great grandchildren, Raleigh Cate, Carrington, Austin Grace and Chapman Waugh and soon to arrive, Cayden Gilliland. He is further survived by brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to his wife and son, he was preceded in death by four siblings.

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