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David M. Jenkins

March 19, 1935 October 9, 2018
David  M.  Jenkins
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Obituary for David M. Jenkins

DAVID M. JENKINS, age 83, of Piqua, went home to be with the Lord, at 10:38 P.M., October 9, 2018 at Piqua Manor Nursing Home. He was born March 19, 1935 in London, OH to the late Howard Taft and Myrtle (Davenport) Jenkins. He married Becky (Davis) Jenkins May 15, 1971 in Piqua, OH. She survives.

He is survived by four daughters: Cheryl Mowery, Piqua, OH, Myra & Mike Bosse, Piqua, OH, Shoyn Street, Piqua, OH, Tammi Cable, Huntsburg, OH; one son: Matt & Raquel Carr, Sidney, OH; one son-in-law: Aaron Darner, Piqua, OH; one brother: Donald & Mona Jenkins, Piqua, OH; sixteen grandchildren: Aaron Wright, Jesse Snow, Travis Bosse, Mitchell Bosse, Nathan Street, Ryan Street, Olivia Street, Dustin Carr, Devyn Meeds, Jonathan Bramlette, Brandon Sibert, Cody Cable, Caitlin Cable, Janine (Carr) Brumbaugh, Lance and Kendall Darner; and ten great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter: Tara D. Darner September 1, 2007, one brother: Richard Jenkins and one son-in-law: Jeff W. Mowery.

David graduated from Piqua Central High School. He attended Crossroads Church of God Mt. Assembly. He loved to play cards, fish and shuffleboard. After retirement, David and Becky enjoyed traveling to Florida for 16 years. Most of all, David loved to spend time with his family and grandchildren. He retired from Hartzell Propeller, Piqua, OH after 46 years of service as a blade grinder and Foreman. He was instrumental in making the propellers for the Voyager aircraft that made the epic flight around the globe and set a world record in flight. He also helped make the propellers for the Goodyear Blimp.

A Celebration of David’s Life will be held Monday October 15, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. at Crossroads Church of God Mt. Assembly, Piqua, OH with Rev. Jerry Wilson and Pastor Lincoln Robinson co-officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery, Piqua. Family will receive friends Sunday from 2-5 P.M. at MELCHER-SOWERS FUNERAL HOME, Piqua.

Memorial contributions may be made to Ohio's Hospice of Miami County Troy, OH 45373.

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2:00 PM 10/14/2018 2:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 10/14/2018 5:00:00 PM
Melcher-Sowers Funeral Home

646 High St
Piqua, OH 45356

Melcher-Sowers Funeral Home
646 High St Piqua 45356 OH
United States

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10:00 AM 10/15/2018 10:00:00 AM
Crossroads Church of God Mt. Assembly

9330 Looney Road
Piqua, OH 45356

Crossroads Church of God Mt. Assembly
9330 Looney Road Piqua 45356 OH
United States

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Forest Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

8660 N. State Route 66
Piqua, OH 45356

8660 N. State Route 66 Piqua 45356 OH
United States

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