Gary E. Jenkins
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Gary E. Jenkins
  • March 26, 1939 - March 1, 2015
  • Stanley, North Carolina

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STANLEY - Gary E. Jenkins 75, went to be with his Lord on March 1, 2015 at Pioneer Medical Center.

He was born March 26, 1939, to the late Yates E. Jenkins, Louise (Masters) Jenkins. He was a native of Gaston County.

He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, who loved the Lord dearly. He served on the deacon board at Stanley Pentecostal Holiness Church. He enjoyed his career as a manager in heavy duty equipment. He enjoyed Duke basketball, the Washington Redskins, and enjoyed watching Jeff Gordon race. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Left to cherish his memories is his wife of 56 years, Cecelia Jane Jenkins; sons, Gary M. Jenkins, Denver, Randy D. Jenkins, Knoxville, Tenn.; daughter, Lisa Foxx Maines, King, N.C.; brother, Alan D. Jenkins, Richburg, S.C.; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.

A celebration to honor Mr. Jenkins life will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at Stanley Pentecostal Holiness Church in Stanley, officiated by Dr. Danny Penney. Interment will be at Hillcrest Gardens, Mt. Holly.

The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the church.

Memorials may be made to Stanley Pentecostal Holiness Church 113, E. Parkwood St., Stanley NC, 28164.

Carothers Funeral Home in Stanley is serving the Jenkins family.

Online condolences may be made at www.carothersfuneralhomestanley.com