Mr. Gene O. Jenkins, born on June 17, 1942, in Coos Bay, Oregon, passed away at age 76 on September 23, 2018, in Palm Springs, California.
Gene graduated from Marshfield High School (Class of '60) and the University of Oregon (Class of '66). He started his career as the Coos County Parks Director (1966-76) before becoming the General Manager at Stalcup Trucking Company. He retired from the trucking industry as General Manager at Terrain Tamers in Roseburg.
Gene was the loving husband of Bonnie for over 54 years. He is survived by his sons, Ed (Kendra) and Jay; grandsons, Nate, Jon, Collin, and Preston; brothers, Tom (Vicki), Don (JoEll), and Bob (Sue); sisters-in-law, Vonnie (Darrell) and Connie (Dan); and numerous nieces and nephews.
Gene enjoyed hunting, fishing, following the Oregon Ducks, and spending time with family.
In lieu of flowers, the family would welcome and appreciate donations be made in Gene's name to the Bay Area Sportsman Association (PO Box 1624 Coos Bay, Oregon, 97420). Friends and family can pay their respects at the celebration of life ceremony on Saturday, November 10, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. at Roseburg Country Club, 5051 Garden Valley Rd, Roseburg, Oregon, 97471.