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“I thought the world of Larry. He was a wonderful man. He will be missed deeply. ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: Brigitte Durham Carpenter - OH

“Wonderful person and servant of Jehovah. So witty. Will be missed but look forward to his resurrection. ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: Marleta

“You have my deepest sympathy Jehovah's love is with your family ”
3 of 13 | Posted by: Sister marge morton and joan Stubbs - KY

“Rex, Angel, Wade, Amy and others we are very sorry for the loss of Larry. May God give you comfort and peace during this difficult time. ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Kevin, Sandra, Lil Kevin and Jordan Willoughby - KY

“Larry and his family were friends of my brother Ben Engler. We knew Larry thru the congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses in Central City where he...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: MR AND MRS HUGH BOLTON - Richmond, KY

“Sorry for your loss, love you all! ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: Kitta Richardson - Central City, KY

“He will be missed. A good friend. Very knowledgeable about the Bible. Always had a smile and a positive outlook. He brought joy to his friends...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: John Mayes - Shelburn, IN

“So Very Sorry to hear of Mr. Jenkins passing! He was such a Gentle Kind Man, Daddy and Mom Thought a lot of him ! ( Billy and Carolyn Littlefield)...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Elisa (Littlefield) Smith - KY

“Betty and family he was a warm and caring man and will be greatly missed by all! So sorry for your loss my heart is with all of you. You are in my...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Roberta - Central city, KY

“Betty & Jenkins Family so sorry to hear about Larry. Have fond memories of your family when I was young. We know he will be deeply missed. We look...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Tim Mayes - paducah, KY - Friend

“So sorry for you lose I will be praying for u Betty and the children I know what your going through I lost my dad a month ago love to you all ”
11 of 13 | Posted by: Norma Hileman - Drakesboro, KY

“Rex I am so sorry for your loss .. ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: Lisa Brown Gardner - Central City

“So very sorry for your loss. Will keep your family in my thoughts and prayers. ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Jack - Hopkinsville, KY - Friend

DRAKESBORO - Larry Rex Jenkins, Sr., 76, of Drakesboro, died Tuesday, December 8, 2015, at 4:51PM at Jewish Hospital in Louisville. Mr. Jenkins was born April 2, 1939, in Muhlenberg County. He was a heavy equipment operator with Peabody Coal Co., and was a Jehovah's Witness. Mr. Jenkins was a people person and loved being around people. He was an artist and carved walking sticks and hummingbirds. He was also an avid UK basketball fan. He attended ministry school in Pittsburgh. He also owned and loved horses. He was preceded in death by his parents, Vernon and Ruby Jenkins; and a sister, Judy Rager.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Betty Lear Jenkins; children Angel (Bo) Perry of Drakesboro, Larry "Rex" (Jennie) Jenkins of Drakesboro, Wade Jenkins of Browder, and Amy (Tracy) Bratcher of Drakesboro; grandchildren Larrah, Cody, Brandon, Kaylee, and Alisa; great-grandchildren A'Layah, Joanna, and Audrey; sister Brenda Dukes of Ennis; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Friday, December 11, 2015, at 11:00AM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City, with Bro. Martin Nale officiating. Burial in Highway Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday after 5:00PM at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at