Published DateLACONIA — Collin Larry Jenkins, 67, of Laconia, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Saturday, March 4, 2013 after a period of declining health.
Born in Hanover, NH on August 29, 1945, he was the son of Lincoln (Pete) Jenkins and Marjorie (Woodward) Armstrong. Collin attended schools in Lyme, NH and Thetford, VT. Collin lived in Lebanon, NH for many years; he worked for the E. Cummings Leather Co.
Collin was a philosophical and social man who loved being around people, he was known by his friends and family for his good sense of humor. He had many hobbies including Cribbage and Chess, he loved the outdoors and being in the country, he was a talented model builder and constructed many model cars and planes.
Collin was predeceased by his father, Lincoln (Pete) Jenkins, his mother, Marjorie E. Armstrong; wife, Leona Kimball, in 2004; and nephew, Zane Jenkins.
Collin is survived by his step-father, Wayne Armstrong of Lebanon; brother, Foster Jenkins and his wife Jeannette, of Canaan; three sisters, Holly Towle and her husband Richard, of Thetford, VT; Arlene Marsh and her husband Mark, of Lebanon, NH and Darlene Johnson and her husband Wayne, of Weathersfield, VT., and several nephews and nieces.
Services will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Collin's memory to a charity of one's choice.
Mayhew Funeral Homes & Crematorium of Meredith and Plymouth are assisting the family with the arrangements. For Collin's Book of Memories: www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com