News and Tribune

February 15, 2013

Walter L. Jenkins, 64; of Bedford

— Funeral services for Walter L. Jenkins, 64 of Bedford, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, at Cresthaven Funeral Home, Bedford, with burial in Cresthaven Memorial Gardens. He died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at Roudebush VA Hospital in Indianapolis.

He was born June 18, 1948, in New Albany to Hugh Howard Jenkins Sr. and Millie Avondale Watts Jenkins. He married Susan M. Goldsby Jenkins on Jan. 18, 1975, in Bedford. He was a 1969 graduate of New Albany High School and a U.S. Army Veteran. He retired from Rainbo Baking Co. in Louisville, and was a member of St. John’s Presbyterian Church and the VFW

Survivors include his wife, Susan M. Jenkins; children, Shannon L. Smith, of Germany, Jamie M. Petri, of Sellersburg, and Paul W. Jenkins, of Clarksville; his mother, Millie Avondale Watts Jenkins; grandchildren, Mackenzie M. Petri, Gabriel J. Petri, Jacob T. Smith, and Hannah E. Smith; and a brother; Guy W. Jenkins, of Clarksville.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and three brothers, Paul W. Jenkins, Roger H. Jenkins and Hugh H. Jenkins Jr.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.