George Henry Jenkinson passed away at Allen Memorial Hospital in Moab, Utah on Aug. 17, 2010. He was 88 years old.
George was born Oct. 8, 1921 in Huntington. W.Va. He graduated from Marshall College in Huntington, where he met his future wife, Nellie Hammes.
After college graduation George served in the Navy in World War II on the U.S.S. Simon Newcomb. As an adult, George worked as an electrical engineer in Columbus, Ohio, Chicago, Lewistown, Pa. and York, Pa.
George and Nellie retired to Roanoke, Va., where Nellie passed away in 1997. George then lived in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and lived near his brother and sister for seven years. He spent his last six years in Moab, Utah, with his son Richard.
George is preceded in death by his parents, by Nellie, his wife of 50 years, and by two brothers and two sisters. He is survived by his sister, Dorothy, his sons, Richard of Moab, Jim (Wanda) of Shepherdstown, W.Va., and Steve of Mechanicsburg, Pa., and by six grandchildren.
Services will be held in Roanoke, Va.