Gary Ray Jenks, age 68, of Nancy, departed this life on September 29, 2015, at his residence.

Gary was born in Clarksburg, West Virginia, on December 31, 1946, the son of Hadley Arthur and Victoria Hope Moore Jenks.

He was a retired heavy equipment operator, and had always enjoyed his work. Gary attended the Word of Blaze Church. He enjoyed playing guitar and working with his CB radio.

He is survived by his mother, Victoria Jenks, of Nancy; his son, Shawn (and Kimberly) Jenks, of Cynthiana; his daughters, Lisa Jenks King, of Nancy, Teffany Jenks (and Chad Loman), of Shopville, and Cynthia Watson (and Derek Lockard), of Somerset; his sisters, Sharon (and John) Baker, of Nancy, and Susanne (and Mark) Garland, of Nancy; his grandchildren, Ashley Miller, Sharae Jenks, Elizabeth Watson, Michael Swiger, Alexander King, Deven Lockard and Ashton Lockard; his great-grandchildren, Isaiah Drury and Riverlee Murray; his former wife, Peggy Jenks Engle, of Maryland; his nephew, Anthony Garland; his niece, Alicia Garland; a special friend, Angel Elliott, of Eubank; and his special dog, Chi Chi.

Gary is preceded in death by his father, Hadley Arthur Jenks; his brother, Hadley Aaron Jenks; and his former wife, Barbara Jo Glisson.

A graveside service will be held on Monday, October 5, 2015, at 2:00 p.m., in the Science Hill Cemetery, with Bro. Danny Reynolds officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations are made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Gary Ray Jenks.