Let Us Pause To Honor the Memory of
Mr. Lyle Vernerd Jenkins, Jr.
Mr. Lyle Vernerd Jenkins, Jr., age 78 of Bright, Indiana entered this life on November 24, 1935 in Logan, West Virginia. He was the loving son of the late Lyle Vernerd, Sr. and Madeleine Buskirk Jenkins. Lyle was raised in Logan and was a 1955 graduate of Logan High School in West Virginia. He attended college at West Virginia Tech to obtain a degree in the field of Engineering. Lyle enlisted with the United States Army from 1955-1958 and was honorably discharged. He has resided in the Lawrenceburg, Indiana and Cincinnati, Ohio area since 1959. In 1958, Lyle was united in marriage to Betty Ferguson Jenkins. This union was blessed with two sons, Lyle Jenkins III and Bradley Jenkins, a step daughter, Monnie Shoemaker and a step son, Greg Savage. March 19, 1982, Lyle married Shirley Ellen Phillips in Cincinnati, Ohio. To this union brought three step daughters, Sheri Trapp, Lori Thomas and Janine Castle. Lyle began his career in Engineering with Monsanto for 11 years. He then began a career with Camargo before taking a 10 year position with Pedco in Cincinnati. He retired from Engineering and Design Service in Lawrenceburg, Indiana a company that he had owned for 20 years. He had special interest in golfing, bowling, and animals. Lyle was a member of the Logan United Methodist Church and the VFW of Cleves, Ohio. Lyle died on Saturday, January 25, 2014, at 12:00 Noon at his residence in Bright, Indiana.
A LOVING FAMILY
Lyle will be missed by his loving wife of thirty one years, Shirley Ellen Phillips Jenkins of Bright, Indiana; his loving sons, Lyle V. Jenkins III of Orlando, Florida; Bradley Jenkins and his wife, Cathy of Tampa, Florida; his step daughters, Monnie Shoemaker and her husband, Lane of Tampa, Florida; Sheri Lee Trapp and her husband, Paul of Hanover, Indiana; Lori Ann Thomas of Trenton, Ohio; Janine Castle of West Harrison, Indiana; his step son, Greg Savage of Vevay, Indiana; his mother in law, Madie Phillips of Deputy, Indiana; his grandchildren, Jesse, Christopher, Stacy, Heather, Travis, Michael, Michael, Elizabeth, Rebeka, Christopher, Thomas, Darin, Dustin, Tasha, Brian, Clayton and Casey; his six great-grandchildren; his brother, Robert J. Jenkins of Raleigh, North Carolina; several nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lyle Vernerd, Sr., and Madeleine Buskirk Jenkins; and his sister, Joan Hart.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday, January 31, 2014, at 1:00 p.m., by Rev. Chad Chamness at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison, Indiana. Interment will follow in the Pisgah Cemetery in Deputy, Indiana.
Friends may call Friday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison, Indiana.
A final salute will be conducted on Friday at 1:30 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion with full military honors to follow at the graveside.
Memorial contributions may be made to Dearborn County Animal Shelter or The Donor’s Choice of Charity. Cards are available at the funeral home.