Earl E. Jenkins, 86, Kokomo, passed away at 12:50 a.m. on Monday, December 2, 2019, at St. Vincent Hospital in Kokomo. He was born March 8, 1933, in Kokomo, to Bevan and Frances (Wilson) Jenkins. On August 14, 1960, he married Beverly Ann Bowley, in Burlington, and she survives.
Earl graduated from Kokomo High School and served in the United States Army. He graduated from Purdue University in 1955, with a bachelor’s degree in metallurgical engineering, and worked for Haynes Stellite, in Kokomo, until his retirement in 1986. Earl enjoyed traveling and going on cruises with his wife. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge of Burlington, the Eastern Star of Burlington, the Indiana Free Masons, ASM International and Union Street Friends Church in Kokomo.
In addition to his wife, Beverly Jenkins, he is survived by a niece and a nephew.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister.
Funeral services will be held at Noon on Friday, December 6, 2019, at Shirley & Stout Funeral Home, 1315 W. Lincoln Rd., Kokomo, with Pastor David Osborne officiating. Burial will follow in Burlington Cemetery. Friends are invited to visit with the family from 10 a.m. until Noon on Friday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made in Earl’s memory to the American Diabetes Association or the Kokomo Humane Society. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.
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