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Reuben Lee Jenkins, age 87, died at his home in Hayes, surrounded by family on Friday, January 27, 2023. Reuben was a lifelong waterman, crabbing the local rivers on his deadrise workboat, the “Miss Barbara.” He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Jean Jenkins, and survived by a son, Gregory B. Jenkins; daughter-in-law, Susan Haywood Jenkins; granddaughters, Lauren N. Felger, Holly D. Baker (C.J.); great-grandchildren, Hannah, Savannah, Riley, Jacob Felger, and Brentley McCook. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, February 2, 2023, in the Chapel of Hogg Funeral Home conducted by Pastor Bill West. The family will receive friends following the service. In memory of Reuben, contributions may be made to the Guinea Heritage Association, P.O. Box 411, Bena, Va. 23018.
Services under the direction of Hogg Funeral Home.