William Sherwood Jenkins, Sr.

William Sherwood Jenkins, Sr.


William Sherwood “Bill” Jenkins, Sr., age 83, died on Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at his home.

Born December 25, 1939 in Keyser, W.Va., he was the son of the late Alfred William Jenkins and Wilma Florence Miller Nicholson.

He was of the Methodist faith.

Bill worked as a laborer in construction. He enjoyed tinkering with his truck, woodworking and mowing grass.

Bill is survived by his wife of 55 years, Linda Sue Michael Jenkins, at home, his children, William Sherwood “Buck” Jenkins, Jr. and his companion Chris, Michelle Ann Marshall and her husband Richard “Rem,” Ricky Lee Jenkins and his companion Melissa, Nikki Renee Capper and her husband Mike, Tanya Lynn Farris and her husband Pat, all of Berkeley Springs, his siblings, Pat Wills, Vickie Taylor, Carl Nicholson, Ray Nicholson, 10 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Kristy Dawn Jenkins on January 24, 1981, two sisters, Anne Burnstein and Ebby Pritchard and one great grandchild.

Graveside services were conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 21, 2023 at Oakland Cemetery, 1650 Sticky Kline Road, Berkeley Springs, W.Va.

The family received friends from 4-7 p.m. on Friday at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 95 Union Street, Berkeley Springs, W.Va.

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