Guy Matthew Jenkins, 87, of Roper went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, December 30, 2022, at ECU Health Roanoke Chowan Hospital in Ahoskie.
Guy was born in Port Jervis, New York he and was the son of the late Herbert Jenkins and Anna Poletynski Jenkins and was preceded in death by his loving wife Linda Stewart Jenkins. Guy married the love of his life on October 8th, 1960 in Malone, NY. Mr. Jenkins worked from 1-15-59 to 12-31-92 when he retired as a New York State Trooper, served as a U.S. Army veteran from May 26, 1954 to May 9, 1957 and was a member of the Masonic Order. He loved German Shepard dogs and volunteered for many years as a puppy raiser for Guiding Eyes for the Blind He also volunteered as an IRS Income Tax Assistance person. Guy and his wife Linda moved to Roper from New York in the spring of 1998.
His family includes his daughters, Julia J. Schwab and husband Bill of Conway, SC, Jill J. Schloemer of Mannsville, NY, Jocelyn J. Weaver of Roper, NC sisters, Michelle Jaffe of Pennsylvania and Denege Phillips of Sunset Beach, NC; grandchildren, Ashleigh M. Wainwright and Olivia A. Manza and great grandson, Grayson J. Wainwright..
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Plymouth.