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John Benjamin "JB" Jenkins

June 4, 1943 - October 3, 2018

Funeral services for John Benjamin “JB” Jenkins, 75, of Ruston will be held at 3:00 PM on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at Temple Baptist Church.  Dr. Reggie Bridges will officiate.  Interment will follow at Pecan Grove Cemetery in Hilly, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston.  Visitation will …read more

Funeral services for John Benjamin “JB” Jenkins, 75, of Ruston will be held at 3:00 PM on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at Temple Baptist Church.  Dr. Reggie Bridges will officiate.  Interment will follow at Pecan Grove Cemetery in Hilly, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston.  Visitation will be Saturday, Oct. 6 from 1-3 PM prior to the service at the church.

John “JB” Jenkins was born on June 4, 1943 in Wichita Falls, TX to Troy and Sarah “Reba” Jenkins, and passed away on October 3, 2018 in Ruston.  JB was a truck driver for O’Neal Gas for many years.  He was a member of Temple Baptist Church.  “JB” was preceded in death by his parents and his son, John Benjamin Jenkins, Jr.

Left to cherish JB’s memory are his children: James “Robbie” Jenkins and wife Angela, Tina Jenkins, and Melanie Jenkins McGivney and husband Kevin; brother, Tommy Jenkins and wife Jackie; sister, Nancy White and husband Alan; grandchildren: Jacob Jenkins, Emma Dornier, Sara Dornier, Brenan Barnette, Isabella Barnette;  step-granddaughters, Shelbey McGivney and Marcela Carmichael; several nieces, nephews, and other family and friends.

Honoring “JB” as pallbearers are Sean Brown, Jacob Jenkins, Kevin McGivney, Jeff Bradshaw, Jason Council, and Stan Crawford.  Honorary pallbearers are Jason Ellis, Chris Williams, Bobby French, Richard Wheelington, and Bonner Seamans.

Online condolences may be made at www.kilpatrickfuneralhome.com.

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Visitation Information


Date: Saturday, October 6, 2018

Time: 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm

Temple Baptist Church

Address:

Ruston, LA

Service Information


Date: Saturday, October 6, 2018

Time: 03:00 pm

Temple Baptist Church

Address:

Ruston, LA

Cemetery Information


Date: Saturday, October 6, 2018

Pecan Grove Cemetery

Address:

Hilly Community, LA

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