William Kenneth Jenkins
Fort Myers- Willie K. Jenkins 16, died unexpectedly May 12,2019 at Golisano Children Hospital. He was born April 18, 2003, in Fort Myers, the son of Ted Jenkins and Yolanda (Mercado) Jenkins.
Willie attended Fort Myers High School, he enjoyed playing football for Ft. Myers High, working at Jersey Mike’s, hanging out with his friends and fishing.
Willie’s passion in life was shark fishing and had decided that if he could not become a pro football player then he would be a Boat Captain. His smile was infectious and he was loved by so many. He was truly a gift from God that was taken way too soon. He will forever be missed.
In addition to his parents, his twin brothers Matthew Jenkins and Cody Jenkins, also surviving by Grandmother Sharon Jenkins, Grandmother Maria s Mercado, Grandparents Willie and Gladys Mercado.
Uncle and Aunts Kenny and Stephanie Jenkins, Sheri and Armand Marcott, Todd Jenkins and Melinda Mercado Ferro, Cynthia Aviles and Gus Luna, Yvonne and Tom Barbatos, Wanda and Frank Pistella.
Cousins include Amanda, Beto, Skye, Emily, Sherilee, Grant, Miranda, Casey, Natalie, Vanessa, Davian, Sophie, Ashley, Christopher, Frank, Anthony and many more second cousins.
A service of remembrance will be held 4:00 pm Saturday, May 18 at First Christian Church of Fort Myers, 2061 McGregor Blvd, Fort Myers, Fl.
Those that wish to remember Willie in a special way are more than welcome to bring your favorite fishing lure.