B. Larry Jenkins was called to almighty life on Jan 19, 2017. He was innate on Aug 17, 1938, a initial of 6 children to Benjamin Joseph and Ruth deButts Jenkins in Washington, D.C.
Larry’s family changed to Southern Maryland when he was 6 years old. He graduated from Archbishop Neale High School, attended a University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana and got his Bachelors in Science from Mount Saint Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, Maryland.
He married his high propagandize sweetheart, Catherine Hungerford in 1956. They had 6 children Lynne (Brooke) Kinney, Esq., Lisa (David) Cahill, MD., Larry (Barbara) Jenkins, Jr. MD., Laine Jenkins, Lacy Jenkins, Lexy (Dean) Wikenheiser.
Larry started during People’s Life Insurance Company as an representative and was promoted to gradually critical roles culminating in President and Chairman of a Board. In 1982, he assimilated Monumental Life Insurance Company in Baltimore, MD as President, afterwards became CEO and Chairman of a Board. He was on many play of civic, eremite and business organizations. The Boards / campaigns that were many critical to him were: Chairman of a United Way, Cardinal Keeler’s Lenten Appeal, McLacklen Bank; Mercantile Bank, a Baltimore Museum of Art, Kennedy Kreuger Institute, University of Maryland Medical School, Notre Dame of Baltimore University, Mount Saint Mary’s University and Human Life International. He was a Knight of Malta and a Knight in a Equestrian Order of a Holy Sepulcher. He late early to persevere some-more time to his Pro-Life work.
When he wasn’t working, spending time with his family or deepening his faith, Larry could be found hunting, or personification ball or tennis.
Larry has eighteen grandchildren: Alyson and Brooke Kinney; Mark, Ben, Peter, Matthew, Catherine, John, Luke, Daniel, Esther and Natividad Cahill; Olivia, Michael and John Paul Jenkins; and Grace, Ben and Claire Wikenheiser.
He is survived by 5 siblings: Jody, Tom, Ben, Jerilyn and Janis and many cousins.
The wake mass was on Monday, Jan 23rd during Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church in Boca Grace, Florida. A Mass of Christian funeral will be hold on Saturday, Jan 28, 2017 in St. Ignatius Catholic Church with Father Thomas Clifford officiating. Interment will follow in a church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations might be done to a following: Human Life International (4 Family Life Lane, Front Royal, VA 22630), Alzheimer Disease Research 22512 Gateway Center Drive, PO Box 1950, Clarksburg, MD 20871-1950), or Englewood Hospice House Tidewell5955 Rand Boulevard, Sarasota, FL 34238).
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