Donald D. Jenkins, age 79, a New Castle resident, passed away Tuesday, December 21, 2021, at the home of his granddaughter and caregiver, Kimber Hicks near Cambridge City, Indiana.
He was born September 12, 1942, in Connersville, Indiana, a son of the late Russell and Rachel Strausa Jenkins. He has resided in New Castle most of his live. He was retired from the City of New Castle where he worked with the street department for many years. He was a member of the City Workers Union, enjoyed family activities, fishing, and assisting others in fixing things for them. He attended the Crossroads Church.
Left to cherish his loving memory include his three sons, Donald E. Jenkins (wife, Heidi) of Westfield, Indiana, Thomas L. Jenkins (wife, Penny) of Springport, Indiana, Charles H. Jenkins (wife, Lisa) of Cambridge City, Indiana; seven grandchildren, Zach Jenkins, Caleb Jenkins, (wife, Daniela), Emily Jenkins, Kierstyn Jenkins, Michael Jenkins (wife, Kara), Chuckie Jenkins (wife, Andrea), Kimber Hicks (husband, Scott); 13 great-grandchildren; one sister, Ruth Wolfe; several nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and his wife, Edna Louise Jenkins.
Services will be 2:00 p.m., Monday, December 27, 2021, at Macer-Hall-Marcum Funeral Home, 2011 East Broad St., New Castle, with Reverend Henry Weaver officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hills Memory Garden. Friends may call from 11:00 a.m., until service time Monday at the funeral home. Funeral directors and staff are honored to serve the Jenkins family. Online condolences may be made at