William Thomas “Billy” Jenkins Sr., 73, of Marshall, died May 12, 2018, at Inova Fairfax Hospital.
He was born August 14, 1944, in Fauquier County, to the late James Roland Jenkins and Grace Elizabeth Wines Jenkins Jeffries.
Mr. Jenkins was a retired, self-employed automotive machinist. He was a member for more than 40 years of the Orlean Volunteer Fire Department, serving as chief mechanic and many other offices over the years. He graduated from the last class of the former Warrenton High School. He enjoyed bluegrass music and was a fan of the Redskins, NASCAR and Dale Earnhardt Sr. He loved his restored antique John Deere tractor and riding his Harley-Davidson.
Survivors include his wife, Sharon Davidson Jenkins; two children, William T. “Tommy” Jenkins Jr. and his wife Dianna of Culpeper and April Moore Swain and her husband Kevin of Warrenton; his siblings and their spouses, Eleanor and Charlie Frame of Winchester, Kenny Jenkins of Linden, Denny and Barbara Jenkins of Warrenton; eight grandchildren, Dylan, Ryleigh, Ben, Tyler, Austin, Davide, Heather, and C. J.; four great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his son, Mark Anthony Jenkins; grandson, Tony Jenkins, and his siblings, Conway Jenkins, Dwight Jenkins and Pamela Lawson.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 15, at Moser Funeral Home in Warrenton. The service will take place at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 16, at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Orlean Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Orlean Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 15, Orlean, Virginia 20128.
Online condolences may be offered at www.moserfuneralhome.com