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Charles Jenkins

Charles “Mr. Jenkins” Jenkins, 67, of Maquoketa died Dec. 1, 2021, in his home.

He was born Sept. 23, 1954. He had resided in Maquoketa, Iowa, for the last 14 years.

Mr. Jenkins was a chef and song writer/performer. He loved to fish and to “stop and smell the roses.” He always had a smile on his face and if you met him he would leave a lasting impression on you. He loved his family and friends and always enjoyed their company. 

He is survived by 2 daughters, Ebony Jenkins of Maquoketa, Iowa, and Jo-Vivian (Jenkins) Smith of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; a son, Chance Jenkins of Maquoketa; 8 grandchildren, 7 brothers and sisters; lots of nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews.

Celebration of life/memorial will be held at a later date.