William Isaac Jenkins
May 15, 1938 – February 4, 2019
William was born on May 15, 1938 in Omaha, NE to William and Marian Jenkins. He peacefully went to meet the Lord on Monday, February 4th, surrounded by loving family.
William married Ann Dvorak on July 7, 1962. They were blessed with six children. He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Ann (Dvorak) Jenkins; children: Lori Rea, Bill Jenkins (Lisa), Julie Younkin (Bret), Annie Carnes (Dan), Amy Williams (Jeff), and Linda Belcavitch (Jeremy); 14 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; sisters, Michelle Belcher (Steve) and Judy Elwell (Roger).
Bill served his country in the United States Navy. He became a member of the Omaha Fire Department in 1960, retiring as a Captain in 1991. He was proud of the 31 years he served his community, and he cherished the friendships he made with his fellow firefighters. Bill will be remembered for his extraordinary love for his family. He was a man of God and very passionate about his Baptist faith.
The family would like to thank the doctors and staff of the VA Medical Center for their extraordinary care and support.
MEMORIAL SERVICE: Saturday, Feb. 9th at 2:30pm at the West Center Chapel with military rites by Benson VFW Post 2503. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to ALS Association/Mid America Chapter.