Calvin Jenkins

Calvin Reece Jenkins

03/06/1925 - 09/09/2019
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Calvin Reece Jenkins, age 94, of Concord passed away September 9, 2019 at St. Andrews Living Center. He was born in Concord, NC on March 6, 1925 to the late Everett Harrison Jenkins and Bertha Cline Jenkins.
He was also preceded in death by his son, Michael R. Jenkins; his grandsons, Joshua Michael Jenkins and Ryan Jacob Query; his brothers, Earl Jenkins, Sr., Boyce Jenkins and Willard “Dud” Jenkins; his sisters, Mohe Jenkins Stone; Evelyn Jenkins L’Hommedieu and Nita Jenkins Bunn.

Reece was a proud WWII veteran serving in the US Army Merchant Marines. He was a CID, Agent 301, in the Military Police. After returning from his military service he worked as a State Trooper. Reece then began to work for Black and Decker until he opened his own business known as Portable Tool Service. Finally, he then retired in 1995. Passionate hobbies included fishing and gardening, along with spending time with friends and family. Reece never met a stranger and was never at a loss for words. He had a great sense of humor who loved life. He was an ordinary man who lived an extraordinary life.

Reece leaves behind his loving wife of 70 years, Shirley Smith Jenkins; daughter, Cynthia (Everett) Query; granddaughter, Shea (Brian) Query Dellinger; three great grandchildren, Lawson Jenkins, Savannah Dellinger and Caden Query.

The family will receive friends Sunday, September 15, 2019, from 2:00 pm until 3:00 pm at Rocky Ridge United Methodist Church, 1428 Old Charlotte Road, Concord, NC. A memorial service, officiated by Rev Tam Wensil will begin at 3:00 pm. Burial with full military honors provided by Cabarrus County Honor Guard, National Honor Guard and NC Patriot Riders will immediately follow at Rocky Ridge United Methodist Church cemetery.

The family would like to express their thanks Hospice & Palliative Care Lake Norman team.

Memorials can be made to Rocky Ridge United Methodist Church or Hospice & Palliative Care, Charlotte Region.

Cabarrus Funeral Cremation & Cemetery is serving the Jenkins family.
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