Paul Randall Jenkins, 88, beloved husband of 35 years to Roylene A. Jenkins, peacefully passed away on Saturday, April 22, 2023, surrounded by his family.
Born in Lyman, SC, he was the son of the late William Joseph and Lillie Mae Rogers Jenkins.
Paul was a 1952 graduate of Duncan District Five High School, then continued his education at Limestone College. He retired from Milliken Defore Plant in Clemson, SC, as plant engineer after a long rewarding career. After his retirement from Milliken, he opened his own company, Paul Jenkins Company, as a residential real estate appraiser.
Paul was a member of Brandon Baptist Church. Over the years at various churches, Paul served as a deacon and a Sunday School teacher. He loved gospel music, especially the Gaithers. In High School, he played piano in a jazz band. Paul held dear to his heart; The Preservation Hall Jazz Band in New Orleans, LA.
In addition to his loving wife, he is survived by stepson, Ty Leslie; and granddog; Watson.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his Old English Bulldog, Chatsworth aka Chat; and his granddogs, Nikolas and Bella.
A visitation will be held Thursday, April 27, 2023, from 11:00 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes, Northwest, with the funeral service to follow at 12:00 p.m. in the Northwest Chapel. A private burial will follow the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Brandon Baptist Church, 16 Calder Street, Greenville SC 29611-4737.
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