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David G. JenkinsOctober 28, 1956 ~ January 1, 2017 (age 60)
David G. Jenkins, 60, of Oneida, passed away on January 1, 2017.
Born in Washington, DC, on October 28, 1956, he was a son of the late Nancy (Berdanier) and David Jenkins.
After graduating from the North Schuylkill High School, he entered into the military, serving as a Seargent in the United States Air Force. He was a proud American citizen and had the utmost respect for his country and those who serve to protect it. He was a member of the Frackville American Legion, and also the Sheppton Legion, where he served in the honor guard. He was a gun enthusiast and member of the National Rifle Association.
David last worked as a over the road truck driver and was a member of the former Christ Episcopal Church in Frackville.
He was a fan of classic rock, and a musician being the former drummer of several local bands including Section 8, Maiden Voyage, Tyr and Midnight Asylum . He met his future wife Karen while performing in the band Round About.
He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Karen L. (Widitz) Jenkins, a sister, Desiree Senechal, of Oregon; and two brothers, Bob, and his wife Janine Jenkins, of Frackville and Mike Jenkins, also of Frackville.
Several nieces and nephews also survive.
A Memorial Service will be held at the Stauffer-Breznik Funeral Home, at 11:30 AM on Monday, January 9th. Visitation with David's family will be from 10 AM until the time of the service on Monday at the funeral home.
Interment with full military honors will follow at the Indiantown Gap National Cemetery in Annville at 1:30 PM.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association.