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Clarence Jenkinson III

October 6, 1943 — February 4, 2022

Clarence Richard Jenkinson III passed away in his home on Friday February 4, 2022 He was

born in Columbus, Ohio. He was a long serving police officer, of Minerva Park Police

Department, Mifflin Township Police Department and Chief Radio Dispatcher for Gahanna

Police Department from which he retired. He continued to work as a security officer for

Columbus public library and for Crown Plaza hotel of Columbus. Clarence enjoyed vacations in

Florida and at Lake Erie with his wife. He enjoyed woodworking and building things. He had a

great love of reading and could always be found with a book and a good cup of coffee. He is

preceded in death by his father Clarence Richard Jenkinson II and his mother, Clarabelle

Jenkinson Travis. He is survived by his devoted wife of 33 years Sidney L Jenkinson. Sister

Christy (Tim) Merz of Centerburg, Nephew Robert Merz of Centerburg, Ohio. Daughter Lena

Anderson of Las Vegas, Nevada. Grandson Nathan Anderson of Columbus, Ohio. Step children

Jonathan (Mandy) Gordon, Justin Gordon of Columbus, Ohio, and Brooke Gordon of

Westerville, Ohio. He will be missed. The family has made memorial arrangements via zoom for

Saturday February 12, 2022 at 3:00 Please reach out for login information.

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