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Roy Wayne Jinkins, 80, of Danville, passed away on Thursday March 23, 2017. Visitation will be 11-1pm, Monday March 27, 2017 at Pape Family Funeral Home, 10 E. Williams Street in Danville. Services will be at 1pm at Pape's, with Pastor Curt Darling officiating. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery.

Roy was born on May 23, 1936 in Catlin, Illinois to Benjamin and Nellie (Smith) Jinkins. He worked for Eureka Printing Company for about 25 years, and later retiring from Peterson Puritan. He enjoyed machining, especially in his home shop making anything he could make.

Roy married Jeannette Chevalier in 1957, she preceded him in death in October 2003. Survivors include his children: Annette Sonneborn and Roy (Lisa) Jinkins Jr.; grandchildren: Benjamin Jinkins, Zachary (Destinee) Reeder, and Keely Sonneborn; Great-Grandchildren: Braylon Smith, and Kinsley Reeder; Brothers: Ray Jenkins and Mike Jinkins; Sisters: Annabelle Auter and Shirley Gonzales. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, granddaughter Shelby Ann Jinkins; 2 Brothers, and 1 Sister.

Messages and memories may be left on our website at www.papefuneral.com, or on the Pape Family Funeral Home Facebook page.
Published on March 24, 2017
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