---- — Rufus B. Jenkins Jr., 57, Kokomo, passed away Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, at Community Howard Regional Hospital.
Rufus B. Jenkins, Jr. was born Sept. 26, 1956, the son of Rufus Jenkins Sr. and Betty Jane Ellison Jenkins in Chicago, Ill. He was employed as a security guard for Haynes Stellite Company. He was a United States Army veteran.
He was a member of Second Missionary Baptist Church. His parents preceded him in death.
He is survived by his fiancé, Shirley M. Brown; daughter, Sharon Alexander-Jenkins; stepdaughter, Stephanie; brothers, Billy D. Michael, Stanley, Bruce, Rufus, Keith and Kenny; sisters, Deanna, Linda, Kim, Anita, Jean and Lois.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Second Missionary Baptist Church. Pastor Robert A. Lee will be the officiant and eulogist. Online condolences can be left at www.williamsandbluitt.com.