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James H. Jenkins
April 13, 1941 August 7, 2009


Aumsville James, 68, died Friday in Salem. He was born in Davidson, TN. and moved to Aumsville when he was 16 and has lived there ever since. James was a marine service technician for over 30 years. He always enjoyed visiting with his boat customers.

What was really important to James was his family and friends, especially his granddaughter and great-grandchildren. He enjoyed listening to country music. Even though his prognosis was bad, he entered clinical research for the benefit of future cancer patients, always thinking of others.

James is survived by Son: Rick Jenkins of Aumsville; Sheila Bangert of Salem; Brothers: Ronald Jenkins of Nashville, TN.; Dell Jenkins of Reseca, GA.  And Mark Jenkins of Marysville, WA.; Sisters: Junie Claggett of Valdosta, GA. And Ruth Ritchie of Jacksonville, FL.; Granddaughter: Stephanie Savage of Aumsville; and Great-grandchildren: Michael & Savannah Savage of Aumsville. Companion of 20 years Brenda Jenkins, her children and grandchildren. 

Private family services were held. In his memory contributions may be made to Fox Chase Cancer Center 333 Cottman Ave.  Philadelphia, PA. 19111. Serving the family North Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.


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