Obituary: Don R. Jenkins, 81



Don R. Jenkins, age 81, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 24, 2021, at his home surrounded by his loving family.


Don was born in Cheatham County, Tennessee, on October 21, 1940, to the late Ernest Eugene Jenkins and Nina Louise (Wilson) Jenkins. He was a member of Bethlehem FWB Church and a retired truck driver from Anderson Piping. Don was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather who loved to fish, work on cars and watch his westerns.


He will be greatly missed.


Don is preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Florrie Dice, Estle Jenkins; and grandchild, Sarah Jenkins. He is survived by his wife, Barbara (Bradley) Jenkins; children, Jeffrey (Terri) Jenkins, Donna (Jack) Yeager, Barry (Crissy) Jenkins, Daniel (Leslie) Jenkins; grandchildren, Brittney (Chad) Pennington, Barbara Jane Jenkins, Chris Jenkins, Kyle (Sarah) Yeager, Cara (Juan David) Barajas, and Luke Jenkins; great-grandchildren, Cash Pennington, Fulton Barajas, Levi Pennington, and Jack Wesley Yeager; siblings, Raymond (Lorine) Jenkins and Edna Cross; and extended family grandchildren, Emily Pennington and Nick Bryant.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Don’s memory may be made to Bethlehem FWB Church or Pleasant View Christian School c/o Cheatham County Funeral Home LLC 615-792-2552 online condolences cheathamcountyfh.com