Roosevelt "Sonny" Jenkins

April 11, 1933March 4, 2018

Roosevelt “Sonny” Jenkins was born to Henry Davis and Geneva Pearl Jenkins in Clarksburg WV on March 11, 1933 and passed away in Fresno on March 4, 2018.

He married Jean King is 1953 and they had five children: Judy Fox of London, England; Steward Jenkins of Bakersfield, CA; Mark Jenkins of Sacramento CA; Dale Jenkins of Noble, OK and Leah Jenkins of Fresno CA .

Sonny served his country in the US Navy from 1951 to 1955 and the Army National Guard Reserves from 1955 to 1966.

Sonny was a member of the American Legion from 1982 to 2018 and was a glass plant foreman at PPG industries for 34 years.

His wife Jean and children Judy, Steward, Mark, Dale and Leah survive him.

Visitation will be held at Lisle Funeral Home on Tuesday March 20, 2018 from 12:00 noon to 6:00 pm.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery, 32053 West Mc Cabe Rd., Santa Nella, CA.


  • Jean Jenkins, Wife
  • Mark Jenkins, Son


  • Visitation Tuesday, March 20, 2018
  • Graveside Service Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Roosevelt "Sonny" Jenkins

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