Robert Edward Jenkins Jr. age 65
Died on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 in a Corpus Christi hospital following a short illness. Robert was born to Robert Edward and Nelta (Williams) Jenkins Sr. in Cotulla, Texas. Robert was preceded in death by his parents and 2 brothers.
Robert may be remembered by most as the President and General Manager of TASCO Tool Service, a position he has held since 1999. He may also be remembered as a great fan of quarter horse racing. Robert spent many years training and racing quarter horses himself. His family and close friends knew Robert as an authentic cowboy, being raised working cattle with his father, Robert E. Jenkins, Sr., Foreman of the H.D. Storey Ranches in Cotulla, Texas.
Everyone, though, will remember Robert Jenkins as a hard-working, honest businessman and the most loyal friend anyone could have. He will be sorely missed by many.
Wife: Mary Jan Jenkins of Alice, TX
Daughter: Anna Marie Jenkins of Alice, TX
Son: Robert Edward Jenkins III of Alice, TX
6 sisters: Nelta Hill, Nancy Nieschwietz, Sandra Stone, Peggye Couch, Betty Kato, and Rachel Mills
2 brothers: Raymond Jenkins, Scott Jenkins.
Visitation will begin on Sunday, July 29, 2018, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Alice, Tx.
Funeral Services will be held on Monday, July 30, 2018, at 10 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Cotulla, Texas, with Pastor John Waak officiating.
Burial will follow in the Old Cotulla Cemetery in Cotulla, Texas.
Honoring the family as pallbearers will be: Jerry Collinsworth, Richard Fenner, Harold Lee Henry, Dan Kinsel, Randy Piland, Mel Ryan, Jack Van Cleve, and Jimmy Van Cleve.
Services entrusted to Roberson Funeral Home of Alice, TX.
Online condolences may be left at www.robersonfuneralhomes.net