Roy Lee Jenkins, 85, Admire: Jan. 24, 1936 – Dec. 18, 2021 – Osage County Online | Osage County News

Roy Lee Jenkins, 85, Admire: Jan. 24, 1936 – Dec. 18, 2021

ADMIRE, Kan. – Roy Lee Jenkins, 85, passed away Saturday, Dec. 18, 2021, at his home near Admire, Kan. Roy Lee was born Jan. 24, 1936 in Reading, Kan., the son of David and Elnora (Wright) Jenkins.

Roy was joined in marriage to Mary Apps on Nov. 22, 1960, in Osage City, Kan. She preceded him in death in 1986. Roy later married Neva Deskins, she also preceded him in death.

He served in the United States Army, and was a long-time farmer around the Admire and Reading area.

Roy will be forever remembered by his daughters, Mary (Eddie) Mueller, Carol (Brian) Dailey and Kathryn Wood, all of Admire; sister, Linda Croucher, Osage; two brothers, Lewis Jenkins, Emporia, Kan., and Thomas Jenkins, Osage City; and five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Clifford and William Jenkins; a sister, Dolores; a grandson, David Wood; and a son-in-law, Don Wood.

A memorial service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, at VanArsdale Funeral Chapel, Osage City. Inurnment will follow at the Osage City Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to Alzheimer’s Association and sent in care of VanArsdale Funeral Chapel, 107 N. Sixth St., Osage City, KS 66523. Condolences can be left at

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