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Jenkins, Joseph Eugene

Birth: 1934-12-29
Residence: Hollywood, Maryland
Death: Saturday, August 31, 2013
Laid to Rest: Friday, September 06, 2013 in the Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, Maryland
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Click to see full size photoJoseph Eugene Jenkins, 78 of Hollywood, MD died August 31, 2013 at MedStar St. Mary's Hospital.

On December 23, 1954, Joseph married his beloved wife, Barbara Ann Whiston. Together they celebrated 58 wonderful years of marriage.

He was employed as a carpenter for over forty years by the Carpenters Union #1590. He also took on many building projects, including building two sheds. He expertly refinished furniture to its natural appearance. One of his favorite hobbies was racing pigeons. He also enjoyed gardening; flower, vegetable and trees. He could grow anything. However, his greatest love was spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He was a member of the Hillside Racing Pigeon Club and Southern Maryland Racing Club.

In addition to his loving wife, Joseph is survived by his children, Susan Keith (Robert) of Altoona, PA, Linda Pielmeier (Andrew) of Altoona, PA, Joseph Jenkins, Jr. (Lisa) of River Side, CA, and John Jenkins (Carol) of King George, VA; his brother, Richard Jenkins of Waldorf, MD; 14 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his son, David Jenkins; his brothers, John "Jack" Jenkins, Ralph Jenkins, James Jenkins, Donald Jenkins, William Jenkins and Thomas Jenkins; and his sister, Clara Porter.

Family will receive friends for Joseph's Life Celebration on Thursday, September 5, 2013 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in the Brinsfield Funeral Home, 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650. A funeral service will be held on Friday, September 6, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. in the Brinsfield Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD.

Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.

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