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Richard "Rick" N. Jenkins

February 25, 1948 ~ January 30, 2021 (age 72)


Richard “Rick” N. Jenkins, 72, of Chardon, OH passed away peacefully in his sleep Saturday morning, January 30th, 2021 at Mentor Ridge Health and Rehab Center in Mentor. He was born in Toronto, Canada on February 25th, 1948 to the late Harold and Dorothy (Spetch) Jenkins.

He was an avid reader and crossword puzzle buff. Rick had a constant thirst for knowledge that stayed with him throughout his lifetime.

Rick will be dearly missed by: his brothers, Bob (Diane) Jenkins, Larry (Linda) Jenkins, Dave Jenkins, Ray (Linda) Jenkins; sisters, Lynda (Gary) Heilman, Patti (Rick) Nester; a daughter; and grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by: his parents, Harold and Dorothy; siblings, Wes Munce, Geri Petrick, Ron Jenkins, Ian Jenkins; and a daughter.

Per Rick’s wishes, a private Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to Best Funeral Home, 15809 Madison Rd., Middlefield, Ohio 44062. 440-632-0818. Online condolences may be sent at

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