Robert L. Jenkins, 81, of Gaylord, passed away on Sunday, November 7, 2016. Mr. Jenkins was born in Gaylord on March 26, 1935, the son of Leo & Florence (Ray) Jenkins.Bob had various jobs throughout the years. He was a cook at the Chatterbox Restaurant for several years and maintained the softball fields at the Fireside Inn. After working different odd jobs, he retired at the age of 65. While enjoying his retirement, he spent many hours tending to his flowers, gardening, hunting and fishing. He was a member of the Eagles Club. He will be missed by many, including his brothers, John (Peggy), Ronald (Sally) and Roger, all of Gaylord and several nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, great great nieces and great great nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Leo and Florence; brothers and sister, Charles, James and Duane Jenkins and Louisa Sides. He was also preceded in death by his niece, Lisa Jenkins and sisters in law, Barbara Jenkins and Shirley Jenkins. Private services were held with interment at Fairview Cemetery. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Eagles Women’s Auxiliary Scholarship Fund or to the Otsego Co Food Pantry, through the Nelson Funeral Home, PO Box 1548, Gaylord MI 49734.
From: Kenneth Bur
John, thinking about you and your family. My condolence for the family. Ken Bur