Nelson P. Jenkins, 59, of Wilmington departed this life peacefully Tuesday, May 26, 2009, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
He was preceded in death by his parents Donald R. Jenkins and Lillian Powell Jenkins.
Nelson is survived by his brothers Hiram V. Jenkins of Madison, N.J., and Donald F. Jenkins of Raleigh, N.C.; stepmother Carolyn Jenkins Parker and husband Carl; stepbrother Ed Pierce; niece Rebecca Jenkins Kamieniecki, nephew Todd Jenkins; and many friends and staff at Lifetime Resources.
Nelson is known by many people in Wilmington and wherever he has visited as loving, caring, amusing with a highly developed sense of humor, fun-loving, always ready to bring a smile and joy to anyone he met. His radiant presence will be sorely missed.
Funeral will be 2:00 PM, Monday, June 1, 2009 at Cape Fear Christian Church, 811 N. College Road where the family will receive friends from 1:00 PM until service time. Interment Greenlawn Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to New Hanover County Special Olympics, PO Box 1810, Wilmington, NC 28401
Online condolences may be made to www.wilmingtonburialandcremation.com
Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, N.C. 28403 910.791.9099