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James Edward Jenkins

October 19, 1948 — April 27, 2022

James Edward Jenkins, 73, of Martinsburg, WV passed away on Wednesday, April 27, 2022, at Hospice of the Panhandle, Kearneysville, WV.

Born October 19, 1948, in Culpeper, VA he was the son of the late George William Jenkins and Mabel Reva Jenkins.

James was a Plumber for Jenkins Plumbing.

In his spare time, James enjoyed spending time with his sons and grandchildren, visiting Wal-Mart, Lowe's, and Goodwill, and watching Fox News.

He was of the Christian Faith.

In addition to his parents, James is preceded in death by his wife of 30 years, Nancy Jenkins; one son, Keith Nelson Jenkins; grandchildren Ashley Jenkins and Brandon Jenkins; three brothers, Tommy Jenkins, Bobby Jenkins, and Butch Jenkins; one sister, Linda Dillon; and his first wife, Holly Mae Jenkins.

James is survived by three sons, James Michael Jenkins and wife Teresa, Jerry Lee Jenkins and wife Crystal, and Jason Shane Jenkins and wife Cheri; daughter-in-law, Christine Jenkins, five stepchildren; six grandchildren, Desiree Jenkins, Amanda Cosenza, Travis Jenkins, Trisha Farris, TJ Barnes, and Tracey Barnes; multiple step grandchildren, and six great grandchildren; two brothers, Donnie Jenkins and Kenny Jenkins; one sister, Brenda Bowers; and his girlfriend, Dottie Mae Fincham.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at 11:00 A.M. at Rest Haven Funeral Home, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery.

Friends and family will be received on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, from 6:00-8:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in James' name to the Hospice of the Panhandle, 330 Hospice Ln, Kearneysville, WV 25430.

To send flowers to the family in memory of James Edward Jenkins, please visit our flower store.

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