James Walter Jenkins

Mar 12, 2013 Staff

A memorial service for James Walter "Jim" Jenkins is at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, at the Davis Funeral Home in Riverton, with the Rev. Aaron Justice of the Faith Fellowship Church officiating.

Memorial contributions to the Faith Fellowship Church would be appreciated.

Mr. Jenkins died March 2, 2013, at his home in Riverton.

He was born March 31, 1960, in Cody, the son of James D. and Joyce N. (Thorpe) Jenkins.

On Sept. 20, 1986, he married Theresa M. Jenkins in Billings, Mont.

The family moved to Riverton in 1991. Mr. Jenkins worked in the oilfield for 37 years and was employed with Ensign at the time of his death.

He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He also loved his dachshunds, Brutus and Chuck. He also enjoyed his occupation.

Survivors include his wife, Theresa, of Riverton; his father, James D. Jenkins and wife Joyce of Billings; daughters Desiree Nicole Heil and husband Derrick, Kayla Sharyl Warren, Sara Elaine Swann and husband Daniel, and Rachel Margaret Jenkins all of Riverton; brothers,Ron Jenkins and his wife, Sharon, of Douglas, David Jenkins of Douglas, Brian Jenkins and his wife, Penni, of Port St. Lucie, Fla., and Chad Jenkins of Billings;10 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Joyce Boyle, and stepmother Sharyl Jenkins.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home (

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