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I am a Veteran.Richard Wesley Jenkins
November 17, 1946 - February 7, 2024  

Richard Wesley Jenkins was born on November 17, 1946, to Melvin Wesley and Liddie Mae (Wilkerson) Jenkins, in Houston, Texas. He passed away from this life on February 7, 2024, in Livingston, Texas at the age of 77.
Richard was a veteran of the United States Marine Corp, having served during the Vietnam War.
He is survived by his wife Donna Jenkins; son, Shawn Jenkins; daughters, Michelle Casas & Michael Lewis, and Kim Placker & husband Jason; brother, Raymond Whitehurst; sisters, Mary Jane Briggs, Barbara Jones, and Eva Bradford; grandchildren, Jessica Mohammadian &husband Erfan, Morgan Ardoin & husband Michael, Coy Placker & wife Jaime, Madeline Smith, Jordan Smith & wife Kuuipookalani, Christian Jenkins, Hunter Placker & fiance Lexi, Allison Casas, Sara Jenkins and Megan Placker; six great- grandchildren; as well as many other loved ones, family, friends, and comrades.
Richard is preceded in death by his parents, Melvin and Liddie Jenkins, and brothers, Wayne Whitehurst, and Roy Whitehurst.
A Celebration of Richards Life will be held at 10:00a, Tuesday, February 13, 2024, at Pace Funeral Home, Livingston, Texas, with Pastor Dickie Boddie and Brother Billy Placker officiating.
In lieu of flowers please make donations in Richard's name to The Wounded Warrior Foundation at Texas Wounded Warrior
P.O. BOX 130727 Tyler, TX 75713 or online at

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Richard Wesley Jenkins
November 17, 1946 - February 7, 2024
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Pace Funeral Home
200 FM 350 North
Livingston, TX  77351
Tuesday, February 13, 2024
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