Harold Franklin Jenkins


FROSTBURG - Harold Franklin "Frank" Jenkins, 81, of Frostburg, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, at the WMHS Regional Medical Center.
Born on May 25, 1938, to the late Wilber James and Mary Genevieve Jenkins. In addition to his parents he is preceded by his sister, Sandra Cook.
Frank was a 1956 graduate of Beall High School and attended the University of Maryland. He was a member of St. Michaels Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus 1442, Frostburg. Frank owned and operated Jenkins Collison Center and was also a drag racer with Pro Stick racing.
Surviving are his wife of 59 years, Martha; his daughter, Cassia Jenkins and husband, Joe Kirby, their children, Michael, Nathan and Joshua Kirby; son, James Joseph Jenkins and wife, Mary Grace, their children, James Joseph Jr., Shannon Nicole, Patricia, Bella and Emma; son, Franklin Jay Jenkins and wife, Daphanie, their children, Tawney Jayne and Sawyer Getty; great-grandchildren, Oliver, Jax and Xander; brother, Wilber "Butch" Jenkins Jr. and wife, Phylis; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Frank was cremated in accordance with his wishes.
Family and friends will be received at Durst Funeral Home, 57 Frost Ave, Frostburg, on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, from 4 to 6 p.m. The Knights of Columbus 1442 will have service at 5:45 p.m.
A Funeral Mass will be held at Divine Mercy Parish, St. Michaels Catholic Church, Frostburg, on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, at 11 a.m. with Father Eric Gauchat OFM CAP
Words of comfort may be sent to the family following the obituary at www.durstfuneralhome.com.
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Published on September 9, 2019
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Bob Wempe
Sep 11, 2019
Frank was a great guy. He will be missed by everyone who knew him. Martha I will keep you in my prayers.
Carolyn Damiano and sin Jim
Sep 11, 2019
To Martha and Family: We are so sorry for your loss, We are thinking of you.
Daphanie Jenkins
Sep 11, 2019
RACE IN PEACE FRANK!!! Frank was a humble man who cared about everyone and everything. He had the best sense of ornery humor! I will miss him with all of my heart! Martha, I am here for you always! I love you....your Daughter In-Law
George Lesher
Sep 10, 2019
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Jean Coates
Sep 10, 2019
Martha and Family,

Sending you my deepest sympathy. I know Frank will be deeply missed by all of you. With Love and Sympathy, Jean Coates
Larry Carasea & Vicki Coviello
Sep 10, 2019
Martha and family, We were so shocked and saddened to hear of Frank's passing. We will miss his smiling face at the races !! He was a true sportsman on and off the track. Deepest sympathies to all of you.
Paul Adams
Sep 10, 2019
I guess the Lord needed a good man up there.
Jon and Marcie
Sep 09, 2019
Hey Frank.... Heaven just got sharper and this world just got bleaker. You'll put the "speed" in Godspeed. We love you Martha.