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Theodore R. Ted Jenkins

September 24, 1945 - August 14, 2007

Theodore R. “Ted? Jenkins

SPRINGFIELD ” Theodore R. “Ted? Jenkins, 61, of Springfield, died Tuesday, August 14, 2007 at Memorial Medical Center.

He was born September 24, 1945 in Springfield, IL, the son of James and Loretta I. Redding Jenkins. His mother preceded him in death.

Mr. Jenkins was a self-employed painter. He was a member of Springfield Blues Club, DAV, VFW Post #10302, and Painters Local #90. He was also a St. Louis Cardinal fan. He was a United States Army veteran serving from 1970 to 1976.

Survivors: two daughters, Jamie (fiancé, Shane Akers) Cagle of Springfield and Jennifer (fiancé, Derick Hudgins) Myers of Springfield; one son, James Robert (fiancé, Angela Sharp) Jenkins of Petersburg; 11 grandchildren; father, James Jenkins of Quincy; one sister, Deborah (husband, Richard) Loman of Springfield; several aunts; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

A memorial gathering will be held 10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, Tuesday, August 21, 2007. Memorial Service: 12:00 noon, Tuesday, August 21, 2007, Reverend name officiating. Burial: Camp Butler National Cemetery, where Interveterans Burial Detail will conduct military honors. Staab Funeral Home of Service.

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