Tuesday, July 24th, 2007
Calvin Charles Jenkins Sr., 80, 119 Mercer St., Celina, died at 8:45 p.m. July 22, 2007, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.
He was born Nov. 14, 1926, in Celina, to La Moil E. and Blanche J. Lehman Jenkins. On Nov. 13, 1948, he married Betty Jean Waldron, who died June 4, 2002.
Surviving are a son Calvin C. "Chuck" Jr. (Susan), Celina; a brother, John, Celina; a sister, Linda, Celina; and a grandson.
Deceased are two brothers, Cleve and James; and a sister, Barbara Fischer.
He retired in Jan. 1989 from the former New Idea plant, Coldwater, after 42 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II stationed in the Philippines and Korea, and was a member of the American Legion Post 210, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5713, of Celina, and Mercer County Sportsman's Association.
Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home, Celina. Burial is at Swamp College Cemetery, Celina.
Calling is 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the Dayton Veterans Administration Medical Center.