John Wil­liam “Bill” Jenk­ins

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John Wil­liam “Bill” Jenk­ins, 78, of Pom­fret, MD, died Oc­to­ber 1, 2017. He was born on Nov. 15, 1938 in Washington, D.C., son of the late Ge­orge Plow­den Jenk­ins and Mary Beecher Jenk­ins. He grew up in In­dian Head, MD, and at­tended Lackey High School. Bill en­listed in the Army in 1956 be­fore at­tend­ing and grad­u­at­ing from Mount Saint Mary’s Col­lege in Em­mits­burg, MD. He re­tired from the De­part­ment of the Navy in 1992. He was a mem­ber of the Navy Sur­face War­fare Cen­ter in In­dian Head serv­ing as De­part­ment Head for In­for­ma­tion Sys­tems.

In his spare time, Bill had a pas­sion for play­ing base­ball, bird hunt­ing, dog train­ing, and spend­ing time with his chil­dren and grand­chil­dren. He was a faith­ful parish­ioner of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Pom­fret, MD.

He is sur­vived by his wife, Jo Ann Rasi­mow­icz Jenk­ins; two sons: John W. “Bill” (Tina) Jenkin, Jr. of Blue­mont, VA; Joseph P. (Joyce) Jenk­ins of Rob­binsville, NJ; one daugh­ter, Pa­tri­cia J. (Mitch) Agate of Mor­ganza, MD; seven grand­chil­dren: Jil­lian, Me­gan and Jack Jenk­ins; Katie and Jayson Agate; Sa­man­tha and Vir­ginia Jenk­ins; two sis­ters: Jen­nifer J. (Fi­nis) McGraw of Wel­come, MD and Suzanne (Michael) Mar­tini of Adamstown, MD. Bill was pre­de­ceased by his sis­ter, Ju­dith (John) Bloom of In­dian Head, MD.

View­ing on Wed­nes­day, Oc­to­ber 4, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Pom­fret, MD. View­ing on Thurs­day, Oc­to­ber 5, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. fol­lowed by 11 a.m. Fu­neral Mass at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Pom­fret, MD. Burial will also take place at St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Me­mo­rial con­tri­bu­tions to: Ge­orge­town Lom­bardi Com­pre­hen­sive Can­cer Cen­ter, At­ten­tion: Of­fice of De­vel­op­ment, Har­ris Build­ing Suite 4000, 3300 White­haven Street NW, Washington DC, 20007 or on­line at: lom­bardi.ge­orge­town.edu

Con­do­lences for fam­ily and friends may be left at: williams­fu­ner­al­homepa.com

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