Ricky Louis Jenkins, departed this life on Friday, April 3, 2020 in Marrero, LA at the age of 63. Born May 20, 1956 in New Orleans, LA to the late Lucious and Phyllis Jenkins, Ricky was a graduate of St. Augustine High School and attended Memphis State University on a football scholarship. He worked more than 12 years at the Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office before becoming permanently disabled. He leaves to cherish his memory, four sisters, Bonita (Michael) Pittman, Valencia (Alvin) Montgomery of New Orleans, LA, Dewenda Cooper of Slidell, LA and Cynthia (Rodney) Bowman of McDonough, GA; two brothers, Steven (Jacqueline) Jenkins of Birmingham, AL and Jamal Sumler of New Orleans, LA; two brothers-in-law, two aunts; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Ricky is preceded in death by his parents, Lucious and Phyllis Jenkins; and two sisters, Roxann Jenkins Byrd and Gail Louise Jenkins Trufant. A Memorial Service to celebrate the life of Ricky Louis Jenkins will be held at a future date.
Professional Services entrusted to Heritage Funeral Services located at 4101 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117.