William Patrick Jenkins, 73, of Thomasville, NC departed this Earth on Sunday, January 10, 2021.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Grace Sanders Jenkins, who he loved dearly. The love they shared together was an inspiration to us all. William was also survived by his son, William Patrick Jenkins, Jr. and wife, Amber Jenkins; daughter, Patty Jenkins Griffin and husband, Luther Griffin; five grandchildren, Justin Jenkins, Desiree Jenkins, Wyatt Jenkins, MiKayla Dean, and Danay Griffin; five great grandchildren, Amaya Jenkins, Julien Jenkins, Laylah Jenkins, Brihanna Thomas, and Caydyn Thomas; two sisters, Phyllis Cox Laughinghouse, and Dixie Jenkins Jernigan; and two brothers, John Curtis Jenkins, and Alfred Lee Cox. He was preceded in death by his parents, Beatrice King Cox and Mark Edison Jenkins.
William was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather, family always came first. He believed in helping others and always had something to say to make you smile. William will be missed, but not forgotten. We will never say goodbye, just till we meet again.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.