Robert Dale Jenkins
June 29, 1931 ~ December 18, 2010
Robert Dale Jenkins, 79, of Weirton, passed away Saturday, December 18, 2010, at the Weirton Medical Center.
Born June 29, 1931, in Miledus, WV, Robert was the son of the late Autie Robert and Martha Marie (Duncan) Jenkins. He was also preceded in death by his four sisters, Lorraine Posey, June Jenkins, Loretta Dedina, and Barbara Sue Jenkins.
Robert retired from Weirton Steel, where he was a welder in the Steel Works Welding Shop for 38 years.
He served his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean War.
Robert was a member of the New Hope Baptist Church, where he played the piano for 16 years and was the church treasurer. Robert was also a member of the Weirton Steel 25 Year Club.
He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Anita Ruiz Jenkins; two sons, Bernard Scott Jenkins, and Robert Duane Jenkins and his wife Sher-Ree all of Weirton, WV; six grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Visitation will be 6-8 PM Monday and 2-4 & 6-8 PM Tuesday, at the Greco Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street Weirton. Additional visitation will be Wednesday 10 AM until time of services at 11 AM at the New Hope Baptist Church 2682 Wylie Ridge Road Weirton, WV
Pastor Len Peeler will preside.
Interment will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Weirton, WV.
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Anita, I am so sorry for your loss. May God bless and comfort you and your family.
Although no words can really help To ease the loss you bear Just know that you are very close In every thought and prayer.
Anita,you know I would be there if I could.I pray Gods peace for you and the family.Robert was such a gentle sweet man,he will be missed by so many.I have no doubt he is happy and pain free now PTL Love,Lyndia
Anita im so sorry, i will always remember Bob, He took me on my first trout fishing trip, Please tell scotty and bobby i will keep the family in my prayers.
I will keep you forever in my heart Pap. I love you more than words. I promise to share my wonderful memories with this baby in my belly. I am glad I had the chance to see your smile when I told you that Jessie and I were going to make you a great-grandpa. I wish you could have held the baby tight against your heart singing lullabys. I know you will always be right here with me watching my babies grow. You were such a wonderful man. I will miss you deeply, never forget you’ll always be my pride and joy!! Fly high angel…
I felt honored to have been your grandson these past few years. You were truely a great man and you will missed dearly. Love, Jessie
Anita, Iam so sorry for Bobs passing. He was a very special man to me. If it wasn’t for the both of you I would not have had the family I had. I will always remember the butter knife. You and your family are in our prayers. Love Mike Marino and family
Dearest Anita: We are sorry for the loss of your beloved Bob. It was our honor to have known him. Bob’s passion and dedication to the Lord were evident in each note he played and in all he gave to New Hope Baptist Church. Please know that you and your family are close in our hearts and prayers. With love from your brother & sister in Christ
Dear Anita, Scott, Geoff and Jessica, We are so sorry for your loss and very sorry we did not get to the funeral home. We know how much you all loved and adored Bob. Be thankful for the good years you had and rest easy knowing he is with the Lord. Love always, Carol, Taylor, Madison and Graham
Im sorry for your loss, i think we might be related,im delbert jenkins only daughter,dont know for sure if were related. please let me know, would be greatly appreciated.im new to this internet