Willard W. Jenkins Sr.

Willard W. Jenkins Sr., 68, of Walker, passed away July 27, 2013, in the Marietta Memorial Hospital.

He was born in Huntington, W.Va., a son of the late Willie R. and Alma M. Smith Jenkins.

He was a retired mechanic and U.S. Army veteran.

Mr. Jenkins is survived by his wife, Roberta Gail Vance Jenkins; two daughters, Blenda Dawn McElfresh (Brian) and Tara Renee Mercer, both of Walker; one son, Willard W. Jenkins Jr. of Walker; two brothers, Harrison R. Jenkins (Lula) and Richard L. Jenkins (Chere), both of Huntington; and five grandchildren, Kristen Earl, Josalynn Mercer, Lakin Mercer, Alyssa Jenkins and Anthony Jenkins.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Ellen Black and Zetta B. Jenkins; and a son-in-law, Bobby Mercer.

The Vaughan Funeral Home and Crematory, 1010 Murdoch Ave., Parkersburg, is assisting the family with cremation arrangements.

A guestbook for sharing online condolences is available at www.vaughanfh.com