Mr. Willaford A. “Billy” Jenkins, age 84, entered into rest on Sunday, December 27, 2020 at his home. Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Wednesday, December 30, 2020 from the Chapel of Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home by Rev. Wayne Hodge and Brent Taylor. Burial will follow in the Rocky Creek Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Jefferson, SC, with military honors rendered by the U.S. Navy. The family will greet friends following the service at the cemetery.
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Mr. Jenkins was born September 5, 1936 in the Angelus community of Jefferson, SC a son of the late Julian Kenneth and Mary Jane Knight Jenkins. He was raised a farmer and was educated in the Angelus – Jefferson schools prior to serving in the U.S. Navy. Mr. Jenkins was a retired employee of IBM Corporation with over 32 years of service. He was a faithful member of Bay Leaf Baptist Church, where he served as former Deacon. Billy was also a member of the Jefferson American Legion Post 80, and the Bay Leaf Lions Club.
A true family man in every sense of the word, Billy enjoyed traveling, boating, and anything involving time spent with family. He also enjoyed collecting ball caps, listening to country music, and “tinkering” on anything.
Survivors include his beloved wife of 55 years, Linda Ann Mauldin Jenkins of the home; children, Jeff (Angela Maine) Jenkins of Mooresville, NC, and Beth (Steve) Moore of Cary, NC; grandchildren, Laura Jenkins, Austin Jenkins, Zoe Moore, Dominic Moore, and Jonathan Maine; sisters, Selma (Mendel) Johnson (Lisa, Larry, Kenny and their families) of Jefferson, SC, Delores Jordan of Cheraw; special family members, Lisa (Bobby) Winburn, Kylie (Matt) Ferguson (Harper, Ford, and Virginia), Gene (Paige) Winburn (Gunnar, and Rory); and sister-in-law, Margie Mauldin of Chesterfield, SC.
Memorials may be made to Rocky Creek Presbyterian Church, 1357 Angelus Road, Jefferson, SC 29718 or to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave. Floor 17 Chicago, IL 60601
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home of Chesterfield, SC (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) is serving the Jenkins family.