John William Jenkins
John William Jenkins, 84, of Elizabethtown, died Saturday, May 9, 2020 at his residence. He was a native of Thornville, OH and a member of Elizabethtown Baptist Church. He was a member of the American Legion Post #113 and the DAV. He retired from the U.S. Army after serving during the Korean and Vietnam wars and later retired from Kentucky Manpower Services. He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Jean Jenkins; brothers, James Clifford Jenkins and Robert Lee Jenkins and sisters, Virginia Fuchs and Vivian Young. He is survived by two children, Joseph William Jenkins, Sr. and Sandra Jean (Paul Wayne) Hinton all of Elizabethtown; sisters, Edith Louise Carr of Columbus, IN, Jean Williams of Washington, IN and June (Donald) Dawson of Rushville, IN; 7 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandson. Graveside services will be at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central in Radcliff. Due to Covid 19 a Memorial services will be held at a later date. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of Contributions to Elizabethtown Baptist Church or Hosparus. Condolences may be expressed at brownfuneral.com.