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Thomas Beverly Jenkins, 79, of Gloucester, passed away Dec. 14, 2011.

He was a Korean War era veteran with the U.S. Army and retired in 1977 as a Supervisor with Central Construction Co.

Beverly was a lover of animals, a history buff and enjoyed fishing, especially after his retirement.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia; parents, Benjamin C. and Linda M. Jenkins; and brothers, Ben C. and James L. Jenkins.

He is survived by daughters, Beverly Gay Batdorf and husband Mark, Tiffany Sterling and husband Barry, and Lisa Shelton and husband Keith; son, Timothy W. Jenkins and wife Teresa; grandchildren, Alex, Kim, Erica, Sara, Christina, Lindsey, Carter, Jennifer and Jessica; and great-grandson, Riley.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of Hogg Funeral Home by the Rev. Fred Reed. Interment with military honors was in Gloucester Point Cemetery.

In our dad’s memory, contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans, Chapter No. 58, P.O. Box 58, Gloucester, Va. 23061.