Leon Jenkins passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 20, 2009 at his home in Estes Park. Leon was born February 4, 1925 in Bowling Green, KY. After many years in Arizona he settled his family in Colorado in 1969. Leon’s wife of 60 years, Kathleen Morrison Jenkins preceded him in death on April 22, 2008. Leon was a mortgage loan officer in Boulder and Estes Park. He was an active member of the Lions Club, kept books for the Contractor’s Association and was a volunteer at the Longs Peak trailhead. Leon also loved to paint and build model ships. Leon is survived by three daughters, Debbie Jenkins, Pattie Brown and Leisa Silkey all of Colorado, two sons-in-law Joel Brown and Rick Silkey and three grandchildren, Kaylin Schuett, Pamela Schuett and Kevin Jenkins.
In lieu of flowers, donations my be sent to either Boulder County or Estes Park hospice.
See www.allnutt.com to see Leon’s on-line obituary and send a message to his family.