Richard H. Jenkins Richard H. "Dick" Jenkins, 77, husband of Janet Jenkins for 43 years, died on January 28, 2010 at his home in Hilton Head, SC. Military honors will be held on Friday, February 19 at 10 AM at Six Oaks Cemetery in Sea Pines. A memorial service and reception will follow at the Sea Pines Country Club at 11 AM. In addition to his wife, Dick is survived by two daughters, Beth Jenkins of Kenosha, WI and Dana Hawker and her husband Walter of Alpharetta, GA; a son, Richard P. Jenkins and his wife Maria of West Palm Beach, FL; four grandchildren, Samantha and Haley Jenkins and Andrew and Zoe Hawker; a sister, Marjorie Wellmerling of Worthington, Ohio; and a brother-in-law Jim Ricketts of Denver, CO. Dick was a graduate of Miami University in Ohio. He enjoyed a long career in advertising sales with various corporations and retired in 1996 from McGraw Hill. Dick was also a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Air Force where he proudly served on both active duty and in the reserves for 38 years. He will be remembered by his friends in Hilton Head as an avid tennis player who organized and captained the 2.5 senior men's USTA team for the Sea Pines Racquet Club. Donations in his memory may be made to Hospice Care of the Low Country, PO Box 3827, Bluffton, SC 29910. The Island Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.

 

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