Larry Jerome Jenkins, Sr. changed his address on July 21, 2019 and moved to glory. He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on January 5, 1949 to the late Anna Jenkins and the late James Thompson. He was the eldest of eight siblings: Johnathan, Margurite, Angela Barnes, Angela Chapman, Michael, Denise and Kevin.
Larry attended Lincoln Heights Schools and graduated from Lincoln Heights High School, Class of 1968. Since graduation, he has been an integral part of the alumni as an advisor.
Larry received Christ at an early age at Tabernacle Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Rev. Roy Vinson. He later joined Lincoln Heights Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. Freddie Piphus.
Larry went to work for General Electric in 1972. He retired in 2009.
Larry was united in Holy Matrimony to Shareline Wright on June 20, 2003.
Larry loved to travel. He enjoyed fishing, watching ESPN and listening to Jazz and his Praise music.
Larry leaves to cherish his memories: his loving wife and soulmate, Shareline Jenkins; his children, Yolanda (Joe) Campbell, Larry Jenkins, Jr., Jaason L. Jenkins, Kimberly (Herman) Morris and Sharmaine Hardy; 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Bruce Wright; special friends, Judy Jenkins and John Conner, Jr.; special loving family, The Hardy’s; and a host of other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by two brothers, James Thompson and Bradley Jenkins and a special auntie, Louise Daniel.
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