Ronald Jenkins, 86


Ronald “Honk” Eugene Jenkins, age 86 of Blair, passed away at his home Feb. 17, 2024. Funeral services will be held Wednesday Feb. 21, 2024, at 2 p.m. at Campbell Aman Funeral Home in Blair. Military graveside services will follow in the Blair Cemetery. Visitation will be held Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Campbell Aman Funeral Home.

Ron was born Aug. 10, 1937, in Baltimore, Md., the son of William and Edith Jenkins. After his high school graduation Ron joined the United States Navy and served on the USS Oriskany. On Dec. 21, 1956, he was united in marriage to Luella Mae Gutschow at the Methodist Church in Blair. Over the years Ron worked in sales in the construction industry and then for Cargill up until his retirement in 2020. Ron had a lifelong passion for fishing and took several fishing trips over the years, including his annual fishing trip with fellow veterans. He played in multiple golf leagues and in his younger years enjoyed hunting. Ron truly loved spending his time outdoors with nature. 

He is survived by his children: Dan (Vickie) Jenkins, Cindy (Chris) Montez, Jeff (Patti) Jenkins, and Ann (John) Karls; nine grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren; sister in law Judy Jenkins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Bill and Wayne Jenkins and great granddaughters Charlee and Chloe.
Memorials may be directed to the Blair Rescue Squad.

Services by Campbell Aman Funeral Home, Blair, Nebraska,