Russell J. Jenkins, 85, of Princeton, died at Thursday, Dec. 2,
2004 at DeaconessHospital, in Evansville.
He was born Nov. 14, 1919 near Bicknell.
Mr. Jenkins served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He had lived in Princeton since 1963, moving from Bicknell. He retired in 1986 after 21 years as
co-owner and operator of Princeton Electric Motors. He was also a member of the
American Legion Post 25, VFW Post 1147, Princeton
Lodge 231 F & AM and was one of the founding members of the Princeton
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clyde
and Elizabeth Jenkins; his first wife, Lucille Jenkins, in 1986; a brother,
Kenneth Jenkins; and a sister, Betty Gabbert.
He is survived by his wife, Marjorie Jenkins, of Ragsdale; a daughter, Connie
(Jenkins) Wren, of Raleigh, N.C.; and a sister, Doris Kambs,
Funeral services will be at
Monday at the Colvin Funeral Home, with burial at the IOOFCemetery, in Bicknell.
Friends may call at the
funeral home in Princeton from on Sunday. VFW Post #1147 will conduct military graveside services.