Jack Jenkins


April 5, 1937 – Jan. 3, 2019

TORRINGTON – Jack Jenkins, formerly of Hawk Springs, died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, in Reno, Nev., en route home to Hawk Springs. 

Mr. Jenkins lived the past two years in California with his daughter Jackie Denson and family. 

He was born April 5, 1937, in Hawk Springs, the son of Lyle and Mary Maxine (Earle) Jenkins. He grew up and attended school in Hawk Springs until he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served during the Korean War. 

After he was honorably discharged, he returned to Hawk Springs, where he worked construction as an electrician and carpenter. He later went to work at the Holly Sugar Factory in Torrington, where he stayed until he retired.

Survivors include sons Bobby Jack Jenkins of Hawk Springs, Paul Lee Jenkins of Seattle, Wash., and Daniel Donovan Jenkins of Torrington; daughter and son-in-law Jackie and Kevin Denson of Vallejo, Calif.; grandchildren Robbie Jenkins of Hawaii, Ladica Jenkins of Cody, Jacob Mogle of Napa, Calif., Travis Mogle and John Mogle, both of Vallejo, Calif.; brothers Tom Jenkins of Torrington, Max Jenkins of Denver, Colo., John Jenkins of Yoder and Mike Jenkins of Denver; sisters Alice Pragnell of Bridgeport, Neb., and Kathy Hearn of Cheyenne. 

Private family services will be at a later date.

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