Clarence Harvey Jenkins

Clarence H. Jenkins, 79 of Leavenworth, passed away Tuesday, April 18, 2017 surrounded by his family at his residence. Visitation will be Friday, April 21, 2017 at Belden Larkin Funeral Home from 5:00 to 8:00 pm, with family present from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. A funeral service will be at 7:00 pm with Pastor Mike Scrivani, officiating. Born July 25, 1937 to Clay and Ruth (Bessette) Jenkins in Atchison, Kansas. Clarence married Joann Parks on August 11, 1962 in Miami, Oklahoma and had two daughters Deborah Kay Williams and Connie Sue Schmidt.

Clarence served in the US Navy and worked as a Driver/Operator for Leavenworth Fire Department for 20 years, bought a farm and became a Real Estate Investor/flipper. He enjoyed family life on the farm, attending auctions, collecting classic cars, traveling with good friends and spending time and spoiling his grandchildren and great grand-children as much as possible. He purchased property in Weston, Missouri where his family has an Antique shop called “The Farmer’s Daughter” and he now has a 4-generations of house flippers that he has passed his trade down to. It had always been a long time dream to re-do his historical barn on the farm and his family plans to continue with his dream having a “Celebration of Life” to follow the completion at a later date.

Clarence is preceded in death by his parents & brother Bob Jenkins. He is survived by his wife, Joann, daughter’s Debbie Williams & Connie Schmidt, Granddaughters, Crystal (Matt) Fangohr, Courtney (Zach) Brink & Kaylie Williams, Great Grandchildren Cassidy, Conner, Cayson & Cruz. Sisters Shirley (Howard) Bohannon & Nancy Kappus. Many nieces & nephews.

Memorials in his name may be forwarded to St. Jude’s Childrens Hospital, Memphis TN.


Posted by Gwen Dorr Romine, KSFFA Webmaster
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