Cherry Blossoms

David L Jenkins

September 28, 1946 ~ March 30, 2021 (age 74)

Obituary

David Jenkins passed on March 30, 2021 in Boston, Massachusetts

Born on September 28, 1946 in Charleston, South  Carolina to Jacob Jenkins and Fannie (Rivers) Jenkins. Both of his parents, and his brother, Leroy, preceded him in death. 

David attended the Reesville Memorial Public School in St. George, South Carolina. As a teenager, he wanted to find adventure and so, moved to Texas. There he made a connection with the Job Corps.

David learned the welding trade in the Job Corps eventually in Colorado; he was very good at his trade. He had several talents in addition to welding; He played the bass guitar (in a band), and he is the author of several books. 

He later moved back to Texas for work, married, and had two children from the union.

Later in life, he married Evangelist Carrie Pearson.  He joined her at Southern Baptist Church in Boston, where he became a Walking   Deacon. The two of them served the church with a joyful spirit. Over the years, Deacon Jenkins worked for Boston Cab, Lyft, and Uber.

David loved his family dearly. He was called home to rest, he is survived by his wife, Evangelist Carrie Pearson, four children, Monique Nixon, Ronald B Jenkins, Tyrone, and Daniel all of Texas. His surviving siblings are: Louis Jenkins, Edward Jenkins, Ronald Young, William Young, and Cynthia Dinglo.

 

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Arrangements entrusted to George Lopes Funeral Home, 821 Cummins HWY, Mattapan, MA 02126 

 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
April 16, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Southern Baptist Church
29 Winthrop Street
Roxbury, MA 02119

Celebration of Life
Friday
April 16, 2021

11:00 AM
Southern Baptist Church
29 Winthrop Street
Roxbury, MA 02119

Interment following funeral service
Friday
April 16, 2021

Oak Lawn Cemetery
427 Cummins Highway
Roslindale, MA 02131

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