Sunday, January 24, 2010

Doyle & Kathy Jenkins' son Riley passed away

Riley Doyle Jenkins 1990 ~ 2010 Riley Doyle Jenkins, our beloved son, brother, uncle and friend, returned home to the loving arms of his Father in Heaven January 19, 2010.He was born July 10, 1990 in Sandy, Utah to parents, who after having three beautiful girls, were so excited to have a beautiful healthy boy. Riley went about life in a quiet way. He found good in others and joy in simple things. He attended Copper Hills Elementary, Matheson Jr. High, and graduated from Cyprus High School. He loved the time he spent participating in Jr. Jazz and high school basketball. A special thanks to Coach Butters and Coach Wilson, who through their patient teaching and confidence in Riley, helped greatly in his personal growth and development. His love for basketball never ended. If there was a ball to be had; he was bouncing and shooting it. Riley received his Eagle Scout Award shortly after graduation and was so appreciative of all the help he received through the years and in completing his project. He loved paintballing and bowling, being outdoors, snowboarding, camping, golfing, hiking, biking, riding his motorcycle with the wind in his face, and working on his Jeep. He loved to build and put things together then take them apart. His dexterity was amazing. Riley loved his friends and especially his family and the times they spent together. He will be missed by all who knew him. He is preceded in death by his two grandfathers; an aunt and cousins. He is survived by his parents, Doyle and Kathy; sisters, TeKarri (Troy) Hall, Alli (Josh) Gee, Karli Buckley, and Chelsi; nephews, Taylor, Trevor, JD; grandmothers and many aunts, uncles, and cousins. There will be a viewing Sunday, January 24, 2010, from 6-8 p.m. at the Magna South LDS Stake Center, 7731 West 3500 South, Magna. Funeral services will be held Monday, January 25, 2010 at 12 Noon with a one hour viewing beginning at 10:30 a.m. at the Magna South Stake Center. The family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude and appreciation to the many, many friends, neighbors, co-workers, and family, who have come to our aid and shared our grief and loss. In lieu of flowers we suggest contributions be made to the Riley Jenkins memorial fund at Zions Bank. A special thanks to Goff Mortuary for funeral services.

Information From the Salt Lake Tribune