William Lee Jenkins

william jenkins
William Lee Jenkins Arden – William Lee Jenkins, 88, of Arden, died Sunday, July 2, 2017 at the Hospice House of Rutherford County. Born in Buncombe County, he was a son of the late William and Lucy Poteet Jenkins. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Carmen Betty Hensley Jenkins, who died in 1999, and two brothers, Raymond E. Jenkins and Morris F. Jenkins. A United States Army Veteran, William and his brother, Raymond, were co-owners of Stanley's Grill in Arden. He is survived by a son, Eddie Lee Jenkins and his wife, Joyce of Ellenboro, NC; one granddaughter, Amy Jenkins Ivy of Kingwood, TX as well as four great-grandchildren. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 pm, Friday, July 7, 2017 at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Enka-Candler. The family will receive friends from 6:00-7:00 PM on Thursday at Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian.

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  1. So sorry for your loss. My thoughts, love, and prayers are with the family!!!
    Debi McClellan Trader, Walter’s daughter

  2. So sorry to hear of the death of Pickle Bill. We have fond memories of our time together. Our prayers are with you Joyce and Eddie. We are on out of town on vacation and will not be able to attend the funeral.

  3. eddie so sorry to hear about bill, may god be with you through your saddness. JUANITA T BLANKENSHIP

  4. Sorry to hear of the loss of Bill,.I played a lot of softball with Bill,Ray, Morris’s and POP. May God bless All the family, Leonard Holder

  5. Mr Jenkins was our neighbor for many years. He was the best neighbor I have ever had. A really good man. Our condolences to the family. I’m sure going to miss my friend and neighbor Bill Jenkins. He always told me to call him Bill, but I respected him so much he was always Mr. Jenkins to me.

  6. Jack and I bought our first camper from Bill and that started years of fun camping with Ray,Pat, Ricky and David.! Bill gave USA shabby – chic kitchen which is in use at alake-house on Lake Hartwell. Kind Bill and sweet Betty…So sorry for your loss.

  7. Eddie we are so sorry for your loss! Prayers for you ,and Joyce ,and family. Leroy Martha Cochran.

  8. So sorry for your loss Eddie and family. Bill was a great neighbor to me for over 15 years. Bill will be missed greatly. Prayers to you and your family.
    Christina King and Keith

  9. Dear Eddie and family, we were so sorry to hear about Bill. Please accept our sincerest sympathies to you and your family. We will be praying for comfort and peace during this time.

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