Lloyd Richard “Dick” Jenkins, 83, of Maryville, Tennessee passed away in peace on May 21, 2021 at Shannondale of Maryville. Dick was born on March 24,1938 in Sweetwater Tennessee. He is preceded in death by his father, Frank Jenkins and mother, Reva Thomas Jenkins and siblings Eva Joe Wilson and Merle Ann Butera. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Edith Ann Jenkins, and daughter and son-in-law Billie Sue and Dave Stanton as well as daughter and son-in-law Christina and Jake Jones and grandchildren, Jill Carroll (Eric), Lisa O’Connor, Emma Jones, and Iylie Jones and great grandchildren, Brandon and Taylea O’Connor and Audrey and Owen Carroll. Dick is further survived by his siblings Jane Viar, Butch Jenkins, Frankie Houser, and Mike Jenkins, as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Dick is a retired veteran of the United States Air Force and a retiree of the City of Maryville Public Works and Risk Management. His family will fondly remember that he enjoyed gardening and woodworking and had an appreciation for cars. He will always be remembered as a generous and thoughtful provider for his family. A graveside service with military honors will be held on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Sweetwater Valley Memorial Park in Sweetwater, TN and will be officiated by Reverend Jeff Jenkins. The family would like to extend a special thank you to all of the staff at Shannondale of Maryville for their loving support and excellent care over the last six years. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.SmithFuneralandCremation.com.
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