Billy Ray Jenkins, Sr., 73


Billy Ray Jenkins, Sr., 73, passed away on Sunday,
December 28, 2014. He was born July 3, 1941 in Adel, GA to the late Ernest
Jenkins & Georgia Mae Tillman. Billy had lived most of his life in
Jacksonville, was a very gracious, loving and giving man and was always
there for his family and friends. He was a loving husband, father,
grandfather, brother, friend and will be dearly missed by all. Billy was
predeceased by his brothers, Emory and Ernest Jenkins. Survivors include
his wife of 50 years, Beverly; son, Billy Jenkins, Jr. (Brandie);
daughter, Karen Effler (Steve); sisters, Barbara Aspinwall (Earl),
Patricia Cox (Clayton); grandchildren, Brandi Geisendorfer, Amber Cassidy,
Victoria Jenkins, Alana Effler, Bailey Patton, Savanna Jenkins; great
grandchildren, Ryleigh Cassidy, Noah Geisendorfer; a host of other
relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday,
December 31 at 11am in the chapel of Cedar Bay Funeral Home, 405 New
Berlin Road, 32218, with Pastor Matthew Meadows officiating. Interment
will follow at the Jacksonville National cemetery. The family will receive
friends on Wednesday beginning at 10am at the funeral home, 714-1110.