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.