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Robert Lee Jenkins

February 26, 1951 ~ November 3, 2021 (age 70)

Obituary

Mr. Robert Lee Jenkins, 70, of Columbus, Ohio, transitioned from this life on Wednesday, in Columbus. Robert Lee Jenkins(Puddin Head), the son of Peggy Jenkins and Ben Mazyck was born in Eutawville, South Carolina on February 26, 1951. Robert attended Eutawville public schools and completed his education at Roberts high school. Being the exceptional person that he was, he became class president in his senior year and was an all-around athlete who played basketball, baseball, and football.

At an early age, he became a member of Spring Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Eutawville South Carolina. In 1969 he joined the United States Marine Corp. After completing his tour of duty he stayed in Boston Massachusetts for a few years working various jobs before being hired at Century Adhesives. The company moved to Columbus Ohio in 1975 where he became Executive Vice President of manufacturing. He also worked for Walmart until his retirement.

Robert will be sorely missed. He is survived by his son Robert Benjamin Jenkins, sisters Nancy and Nellie Jenkins; brothers Paul Milton (Ruth), Charles Jenkins (RoseMary), Gloria, and Michael Jenkins, who preceded him in death.  Robert also leaves a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, family, and friends.

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Services

Viewing
Friday
November 19, 2021

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Eutawville Community Funeral Home Chapel
440 Porcher Avenue
Eutawville, South Carolina 29048

Funeral Service
Saturday
November 20, 2021

1:00 PM
Eutawville Community Funeral Home Chapel
440 Porcher Avenue
Eutawville, South Carolina 29048

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
November 20, 2021

Belvedere Cemetery

Eutawville, SC 29048

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