Robert L. Jenkins, 94, Westport

Owned Leonard’s Antiques, was active in community

Posted 7/27/22

Robert L. Jenkins, 94, of Westport and Naples, Fla., passed away on Thursday, July 14, 2022, at N. Naples Community Hospital. He was the husband of Annie (Hawes) Hogg Jenkins and the late Nancy J. …

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Robert L. Jenkins, 94, Westport

Owned Leonard’s Antiques, was active in community

Posted

Robert L. Jenkins, 94, of Westport and Naples, Fla., passed away on Thursday, July 14, 2022, at N. Naples Community Hospital. He was the husband of Annie (Hawes) Hogg Jenkins and the late Nancy J. (Van Blarcom) Jenkins.

Mr. Jenkins was born in Fall River, son of the late Burton P. and Adelaide (Chabot) Jenkins, and had been a longtime resident of Assonet and Westport before moving to Naples. Prior to retirement, he was the former owner of Leonard’s Antiques. He was a charter member of the Colonial Navy of MA and a member of both the Freetown Lions Club and the Acoaxet Club. Mr. Jenkins was a lifelong member of the United Church of Assonet.

Survivors along with his wife include his son, Douglas R. Jenkins of Natick, Mass.; his daughter, Robin Jenkins Furze of Tiverton, R.I.; nine grandchildren; two great-granddaughters; along with several nieces.

He was the father of the late Jeffery Burton Jenkins.

He was the brother of the late Burton P. Jenkins, Jr.

A memorial service to which relatives and friends are invited will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022 at 11 a.m. at the United Church of Assonet.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the United Church of Assonet, 9 N. Main St., Assonet, MA 02702.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Potter Funeral Home, 81 Reed Rd., Westport, MA 02790.

To sign the online guestbook, please visit www.potterfuneralservice.com.

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