Roland Leon Jenkins

April 17, 1945 ~ January 29, 2024 (age 78) 78 Years Old

Roland Jenkins Obituary

Roland Leon Jenkins was born on April 17, 1945, in Jacksonville Florida, to the late Charles H. Williams, Jr. and Janette C. Jenkins. Roland was formerly educated in the Duval Public School system, namely: Douglas Anderson School.

He became a student of horticultural craftsmanship, landscaping, painting, carpentry, and other survival trades at a very young age (pre-teen). With the knowledge and various certifications and licensures gained over the years, he eventually became an entrepreneur in the business of General Contracting until he retired, a few years prior to his Death.

He is survived by grandchildren, Andre and Charity; great-grandchildren, Alayna and Zaniah; eight siblings, Linda, Rosalyn, June, Barbara, Janet, Larry, Richard, and Frank; two uncles, Larry Johnson and Harry Murray; a goddaughter, Sha’ron Sims; and a host of relatives and friends.

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February 2, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Southside Chapel of Sarah L. Carter's
2212 Emerson Street
Jacksonville, FL 32207

Chapel Service
February 2, 2024

11:00 AM
Mary Rose Chapel
2212 Emerson Street
Jacksonville, FL 32207

Interment Following Service
February 2, 2024

St. Nicholas Cemetery
3900 Beach Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32207


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