Obituary: Raymond Jenkinson

Raymond Jenkinson, 91, of Girard, passed away at 12:53 p.m., Friday, March 1, 2019 at the Medicalodge of Girard.

Raymond was born June 7, 1927 in Girard a son of Arthur and Emma (Wise) Jenkinson.

He attended school in Girard, graduating from the Girard High School.

On December 13, 1949, Raymond was united in marriage to Maxine Roseboom, she preceded him in death on October 27, 2015.

Raymond was a member of the United Chapel Church and a former member of the Crawford Township Rural Fire Department.

He retired from McNally’s of Pittsburg and continued to farm and raise cattle.

He enjoyed his family, playing cards and working puzzles.

Survivors include one son; Eldon J. Jenkinson of Wichita, Kansas, two daughters; Debra Clark and her husband David of Girard, Mary Sargent and her husband Clayton of Carthage, Missouri, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

In addition to his wife, Raymond was preceded in death by two sons; Arthur J. Jenkinson and Gerald Lee Jenkinson, three brothers and two sisters.

Funeral services for Raymond Jenkinson will be at 2 p.m., Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at the Smith-Carson-Wall Funeral Home with Pastor Gaylord Demoure officiating. Burial will follow in the Girard Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. till 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 5 at the funeral home; friends are invited to call at the funeral home after 2:00 Wednesday.

Memorials are suggested to the United Chapel Church and these may be left at the funeral home or mailed to the Smith-Carson-Wall Funeral Home, 518 W. St. John, P.O. Box 258 Girard, Kansas 66743

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