UNION, NJ - John Jenkins, a Newark native and resident of Vauxhall, passed away on April 12. Jenkins was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and community member.
Jenkins was the devoted husband of Wimphrey (Williams) Jenkins; the beloved father of Jay (Vicki), Jerraune (Teressa), Jermel and Jeoffrey Jenkins; the grandfather of Monique, Jai (Leslie), Jazmyne, Jermel Jr.,(Crystal), Janelcia, Jade, Jerraune Jr., EJ (Pam), Jaedon; and great grandfather of Monet.
Jenkins was retired from the US Postal Service, The City of Newark and Engine City Tech in Union.
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Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate his life and legacy at Union Chapel AME Church, 209 Wainwright Street, Newark.
Viewing: Sunday, April 22, 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. Homegoing Celebration: Monday, April 23, at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Union Chapel AME Church for the Audio Visual Project, in honor of John Jenkins. Arrangements by Plinton-Curry Funeral Home. Log on to www.plintoncurry.com to sign guest book.